© St. Louis City
Recorder of Deeds

Death Records
open 8:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m. weekdays
See Hours and Holidays
for restrictions

City Hall, Room 124
1200 Market Street
Saint Louis
Missouri 63103

Completed Form and Payment due in advance of
Death Record services. Please
do not call or E-mail for record look-ups. Please do not E-mail record requests.


Adoption Records
Genealogy and
Historical Research
Birth Records
Business and
Non-Profit Records
Campaign Finance and Election
Cemetery Records
Death Records
French and
Spanish Colonial
Home School Declarations
Land Records
Copies of
Deeds, Liens, Subdivision Plats; Structure History
Marriage Records
License Issuance
and Copies
Orphanage and
Institution Records
Registration and
Licensing Records
and Bottlers Records

Free Recording of
Military Discharge
Wills and
Probate Records



Missouri Death Records

The Recorder of Deeds Office Now Accepts
Mastercard and Visa for
Amount of Purchase or Deed Recording Fee.

No Cash Back. Walk-In Services Only.
Minimum $1.50 Service Fee.

The St. Louis City Recorder and Registrar is a Certified Copy Center for

  • 1980 to Present Missouri Certificates
    of Death for All Missouri Counties,
    including St. Louis City (standard issue legal document generated from Missouri Vital Records Database)

  • 1910-1979 Missouri Certified Death Certificates


  • Pre-1910 St. Louis City
    Death Register Transcripts

Missouri and Illinois Statutes
and Administrative Rules

relating to Vital Records

The St. Louis City Recorder and Registrar cannot change or correct a Missouri Death Certificate.

Change or Correct a Death Certificate
Contact Vital Records Bureau

P.O. Box 570, Jefferson City, MO 65102


Before Requesting a Death Record

Read about Missouri
Death Records Restrictions

Read about Missouri
Death Certificate Fees
and Payment Method

In most cases, the St. Louis City Recorder and Registrar can provide a Certificate of Death copy to a walk-in customer within a few minutes and responds to mail-in requests same day received.

Request a 1980-Present
Certificate of Death,
any Missouri County,

including St. Louis City

Request a 1910-1979
Missouri Certified
Death Certificate

Request a pre-1910 St. Louis City
Death Register Transcript




1999 to 2010 Missouri
Vital Statistics


Death Record for a U.S. citizen who died outside the U.S.
U.S. Department of State
Vital Records Section
1111 19th Street N.W., #510, Washington, D.C. 20524
Missouri Secretary of State Certification, Authentication,
and Apostille
(authentication of a Missouri Birth Certificate, Marriage License, Divorce Decree, etc. for use in foreign country)
Old Post Office Building
815 Olive Street, Room 210
St. Louis, Missouri 63101