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Vital Records - Locations to Purchase Death Records


Vital Records Central Office

Walk-in Service Hours: 8:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. (excluding state holidays)

Central Office Phone Hours: 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M (excluding state holidays)

The Vital Records Central Office provides walk-in services for certified copies of Louisiana death certificates. Clients may also submit documents to begin an amendment case for death records. Walk-in services only accept cash, check, or money order as forms of payment (no credit or debit cards).


Kiosk Services

Kiosk Service Locations Hours of Operation: 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. (excluding state holidays)

Vital Records Kiosk Locations provide walk-in customers the opportunity to order certified copies of Louisiana death certificates from locations outside of Vital Records Central Office. In order to place an order at a kiosk, customers follow on-screen instructions and answer questions to provide information in order to authenticate identity. Orders may be purchased with a debit/credit card or personal check.

Once placed, customers have the option of having kiosk orders mailed to them, mailed via expedited shipping, or picked up in person at the New Orleans Central Office front counter during business hours.



Customers may also place orders for death certificates online or via mail or fax. Please see ordering information.