The number of official copies you need depends on the number of items still in the name of the deceased. The average number of death certificates typically ordered is between 6 to 10.
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), processing times are impacted. We urge all customers to order certificates as soon as possible. Delaying an order will exponentially increase your wait times.
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Ordering a vital certificate through our secure online ordering service is quick and easy. We also provide expert assistance and thorough review of all pertinent information to ensure compliance with government rules and regulations resulting in you receiving your certificate without additional delays.
USVitalRecords.org prides ourselves on exceptional customer service and expertise to make the process of obtaining your vital record quick and easy. We know exactly where, how and what to submit in order to obtain that vital record or certificate without error, minimizing the chance that your application will be rejected.
A certified Kentucky Death Certificate can typically be used to obtain death benefits, claim insurance proceeds, notify social security and other legal purposes.
|Certified Copy of Kentucky Death Certificate|
|$125.00||Online Processing Fee|
|$15.50||Kentucky State Government Fee (Additional copies: $6.00 each)|
|$12.00||We will conduct a qualifying review of your order within 1 business day of submission (Optional)|
|$17.50||*UPS Air Shipping Delivery (includes multiple copies)|
*UPS to Alaska, Hawaii or Puerto Rico is $25.50. UPS to all international locations varies between states.
The Kentucky Vital Records Registry may require that you provide documentation to verify your identity for your protection. You will receive an order confirmation email in one to three business days. If identification is required, this email will contain a link with instructions to upload or fax your identification.
USVitalRecords.org accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and debit credit cards. The online Kentucky Vital Certificate Processing Fee is payable upon ordering and the relevant KY Vital Statistics Agency Fee and any other shipping fees are payable upon review and acceptance by the Kentucky State Agency and will appear on your credit card statement separately. Please note: All state certificate fees are subject to change without notice.
If no record of the event is found, fees will be applied to the search cost and will not be refunded.