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Birth and Death Certificates (Vital Records)

How to Apply

Walk-in hours are Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 11:00 am at the Dennis Avenue Health Center, 2000 Dennis Avenue, Silver Spring.  

Documents To Bring

For a death record complete the Maryland application for Death or provide the following information:

  • Decedent’s name
  • Date and place of death
  • Funeral home name
  • Reasons certificate is needed
  • Your relationship to the deceased
  • Applicant’s full name

You must bring valid government issued identification such as a driver’s license or passport.

Eligibility Requirements

Decedent must have died in the State of Maryland

Fees and Payments

$32 for the first death certification and $20 for each additional copy


1.  Where else can I get a death certificate? 

You may also send your application for a death certificate to the State of Maryland Office of Vital Records by fax, phone, and walk-in.  Call 410-764-3036 for information.

2.  Do you issue birth certificates in Montgomery County? 

No.  You can obtain a birth certificate by contacting the Maryland State Division of Vital Records, or call the office at 410-764-3036.


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