How to Get a Maryland Death Certificate
For Certificates Filed with the Prince George's County Health Department Vital Records Office
Requests for certified Maryland Death Certificates may now be made on a walk-in basis in Prince George's County at the Office of Vital Records, Prince George's County Health Department in Landover, Maryland (location and hours are listed at below) within 30 days of the date of death.
NOTE: The Certificate may be available if originally filed in Prince Georges County. Although the death occurred in Prince George's County, it may not be on file with the Prince George's County Health Department Vital Records Office.
Please read the following information or call before going to the Prince George's County Health Department Vital Records Office to expedite a request.
You may obtain a Maryland Death Certificate if you are:
There is a $32.00 fee for the first Certified Death Certificate copy and $20.00 for each additional copy purchased the same day. Cash, check or money orders are accepted as payment.
- A funeral director
- An immediate relative of the deceased
- A beneficiary of the deceased
- A person of tangible interest
Prior to coming to the Medical and Vital Records office, print the Request For a Copy of A Death Certificate Form. (PDF)
Bring the completed form and your payment during office hours at the location listed below.
For Certificates Not Filed with the Prince George's County Health Department Vital Records Office, or
Request a Maryland Death Certificate directly from the Maryland State Vital Records Office by going to: Maryland State Archives or call 410-764-3053.
For Requests Made 31 days after the Date of Death
Prince George's County Office Location
Vital Records Office
Prince Georges County Health Department
Largo West Building
425 Brightseat Road, Suite 101
Landover, Maryland 20785
301-324-2940 or 301-324-2943
TTY/STS dial 711 for Maryland Relay
Hours of Operation
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday excluding County Holidays
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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