(Effective July 1, 2010 the death certificate fee increased from $15.00 to $25.00)
The person requesting a certified copy of a death record must provide the following information and a signed request:
- Full name of deceased,
- Date of death (month, day, year),
- Place of death (city, county),
- Age of deceased at death,
- Race (optional),
- The number of copies requested.
- Relationship to deceased.
Georgia law requires that payment must be received before a record or a service can be provided. Prepayment of the fee is necessary at the time the service is requested and fees are not refundable. Records are sent first class mail.
The fee includes one certified copy, if the record is found on file $25.00
Additional certifications of same record ordered at the same time $ 5.00
Where to Request a Death Certificate
The following options are available for requesting a death certificate:
1 – You may write out the information required (see Required Information, above) on a sheet of paper and mail it to the Vital Records Office:
RICHMOND COUNTY HEALTH DEPT.
VITAL RECORDS / BLDG E
1916 NORTH LEG ROAD
AUGUSTA , GA 30909
2 – Or, you can order your certificates online by clicking Here