Death Certificate

March 16, 2020, In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, access to Village Hall will be limited.  For all vital records requests, please follow instructions on our website for mail in requests or online orders. No counter requests will be processed.  We thank you for your understanding.

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.