Death Records Department
How to request Death Certificates and related resources.
Obtain Death Records
How to request a copy of a death certificate in the City of St. Louis.
Missouri Death Records
In most cases, the St. Louis City Recorder and Registrar can provide a Certificate of Death copy to a walk-in customer within a few minutes and responds to mail-in requests same day received.
1910-1960 Missouri Death Certificates Database at Missouri State Archives
Death certificates contain valuable information for family historians and researchers. The Missouri Death Certificate Database, containing death records created after 1910 and over 50 years old, makes that information available online through a searchable index that links to a digitized image of the original death certificate.
Birth and Death Records
The Vital Records Department provides assistance in obtaining birth or death certificates recorded anywhere within the State of Missouri.
Consular Report of Death Abroad (CRDA)
Request a Copy of a Consular Report of Death Abroad (CRDA) from the Department of State, Passport Vital Records Section.
Missouri Birth & Death Records Database, Pre-1910
The Missouri Birth and Death Records Database is an abstract of the birth, stillbirth, and death records recorded before 1909 and that are available on microfilm at the Missouri State Archives.
Transfer on Death (TOD)
Transfer ownership of a vehicle (limited to one vehicle) titled in the deceased owner's name