Records for Deaths Inside of Clark County
Deaths that occur in Clark County are registered with the county. Certified copies of death certificates are available once the funeral director and certifying physician have signed and the record has been registered by the county registrar.
Certified copies of Death Certificates are available for events that occurred in Clark County. All copies issued by this office are certified copies and serve as an original document. Death Records from 1988-Current are available in person, online or by mail. Death certificates are confidential records. You must show or provide a copy of a valid driver license, state-issued ID or passport and proof of relationship or tangible interest.
Records for Deaths Outside of Clark County
Death records for people who died outside Clark County, but in Nevada, are available at the Nevada State Office of Vital Records by phone at (775) 684-4242 or through their website at http://dhhs.nv.gov.
For records of people who died outside the state of Nevada, contact the vital records department in the state where they died. Visit the National Center for Health Statistics to find out where to get a death certificate in the state where the death occurred.
Clark County Deaths Before 1988
Death certificates for people who died in Clark County before 1988 are available at the Nevada State Office of Vital Records by phone at (775) 684-4242 or through their website at http://dhhs.nv.gov.