Copies of Death Certificates are on file in the Town Clerk's office where an individual died and/or where an individual resided at the time of death. In accordance with Connecticut General Statute 7-51a, for any death occurring after July 1, 1997, only the parties specified on the death certificate, such as informant, licensed funeral director, licensed embalmer, conservator, surviving spouse, physician, town clerk, registrar, or other person authorized by the Department of Public Health, shall be issued a certified copy of a death certificate containing the social security number of the decedent. All other requests will receive a certified copy of the death certificate without the social security number.
To Obtain a Copy of a Death Certificate
- Complete Form. Click here to view or download the Request for a Certified Copy of a Death Certificate.
- The fee is $20.00 per certified copy
- A photo ID or a copy of a photo ID if request is made by mail
- Requests for certified copies may be made in person at the Town Clerk's office or mailed to: Burlington Town Clerk, 200 Spielman Highway, Burlington, CT 06013.