© St. Louis City
Recorder of Deeds

Pre-1910 Vital Records
c/o Death Records
open 8:00 a.m. to
5 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 Register 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


Pre-1910 St. Louis City
Death Register Transcript Fees
and Payment Method


  • First Death Certificate Copy
    Non-Refundable $13.00
  • Second Death Certificate Copy
    (same Decedent name as First Copy)
    Non-Refundable $10.00
  • Mail-In Customers Add 50ยข for
    return mail if you do not provide

Payment Method

What Do I Get for $13.00?

  • 5-Year Search:
    2 years before and
    2 years after Date of Death
    provided by customer on Application for the name provided by customer.
  • When a record is found:
    Your payment is used as a Transcript Fee and you will be issued one Certified Transcript of the record.
  • When a record is not found:
    Your payment is used as a Search Fee.









Money Saving Tips

You may find what you
are looking for at
Missouri State Archives

Free Pre-1910 Missouri
Death Records Index

Or Illinois State Archives
Free Pre-1916 Illinois
Death Records Index



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