Death Certificate

Counter Hours:
Monday - Friday
10:00am - 3:00pm

 


◊      Death certificates for people who died in Bronxville may be obtained by elibible parties online, by completing and submitting an application via US mail or in person at Village Hall. 

◊      No information will be given over the phone, by fax or e-mail.

◊      The fee for death records is $10 per copy.

◊      On-Line:

Click this link to access the VitalCheck website.

◊      Mail:

Click here for the death certificate mail in form

         ▫ Please mail your requests to:

Village of Bronxville
Margaret Parr, Registrar
200 Pondfield Road
Bronxville, NY 10708

         ▫ Enclose:

  • A completed Death Certificate Request Form

  • A copy of your photo identification (see acceptable forms of id below)

  • A check or money order made payable to the Village of Bronxville in the amount due of $10 per copy requested.

  • Your request will be processed and mailed via the United States Postal  Service First Class Mail. For priority processing you may include a pre-paid priority mailer for overnight return of your document. 

◊      Walk-in:

Eligible applicants may visit the main office at Village Hall between the hours listed above. An acceptable form of id will be required under all circumstances. Be prepared to pay $10.00 per copy in the form or cash, check or credit card. Additional credit card fees apply.

◊      Who is eligible to obtain a death certificate copy?

  • The spouse, parent, child or sibling of the deceased

  • Other persons who have a documented lawful right or claim, documented medical need, or New York State Court Order.  A photo ID of the applicatnt will still be required.

◊      What is a lawful right or claim?

If the applicant is not the spouse, parent, child, or sibling of the decedent, a lawful right or claim must be documented.  An example of a lawful right or claim would be a death record needed by the applicant to claim a benefit.  Documentation would consist of an official letter from the agency verifying that to process the claim they require from the applicant a copy of the requested death record.

◊      Acceptable forms of ID:

One (1) of the following forms of valid photo-ID:

  • Drivers License

  • State issued non-driver photo-ID card

  • Passport

  • U.S. Military issued photo-ID

OR if no Valid photo ID is available

Two (2) of the following showing the applicant's name and address:

  • Current utility or telephone bills

  • Police Report of a lost or stolen ID

  • An Employer's Photo ID

​* If no valid ID is available a certified copy of the Death Certificate will be mailed to the address listed on the forms shown above.  In the case of a legal right or claim, death certificates may be mailed directly to the entity requiring the document.