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Death Certificates


The service window is open weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday and 8:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, except holidays. Requests taken after 5:30 Monday-Thursday will be processed the following day, request taken after 4:00 p.m. on Friday will be processed the following Monday.  Some requests for records including those before 1955 may require 24 hours. Mail requests are usually completed within one or two weeks. Please wait at least three weeks after mailing your request before inquiring about its status. The Vital Records Office is located at:

    Weber Morgan Health Department
     477 23rd Street
     Ogden UT 84401

     (2nd floor)
     Phone: (801) 399-7130
    

The Weber-Morgan Health Department has certificates on file for deaths occurring in Ogden, Utah from 1958 to present, Weber County from 1958 to present, Morgan County from 1993 to present, and computer death certificates for all of Utah from August 2006 to present

Certified copies of vital records may be obtained in person or by mail by that person or an immediate family member. For specific inquiries call 801-399-7130.

Death certificate: $16.00
Additional copies ordered at the same time for the same record are $8.00 each.
Telephone verifications are not provided.

Request forms for certified birth and death records can be obtained at the service counter, or download printable (PDF format & FlashPaper) forms here:

Identification Requirements (English)
Identification Requirements (Spanish)

Death Certificate Request Form (English)
Aplicacion Para Acta de Defuncion (Espanol)

All requests by mail require the following information: the type of record, the full name on the record, date and place the event occurred, names of parents, mother's maiden name, your relationship, and the reason for the request. Sign the request and include a return address, area code and phone number. A readable copy of a valid picture ID of the person applying for the record must also be included. Please make check or money order payable to Weber County Health.  We are unable to accept credit card orders through the mail.
Any request that is not completely filled out or is missing the valid copy of the applicants ID or the correct fee will be returned.

Death Records are used for many purposes:

To obtain insurance payments

For collection of stocks and bonds

Veteran benefits

Closure of bank accounts

For collection of retirement

To close out loans

Discounted travel for family to attend a funeral

Property transfers and sales

Executing a will

For genealogy

Proof for income tax

To identify the Decedent

For statistical information

To identify heirs