Once your Colorado death certificate order is complete, it is electronically sent by the next business day to the government agency for processing.
Hundreds of government agencies nationwide exclusively trust VitalChek for accepting their death certificates and other vital record orders.
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Most people place their death record order in less than 10 minutes!
COLORADO VITAL RECORDS
The Colorado Division of Vital Records (Colorado Vital Records) issues copies of Colorado vital records including certified copies of Colorado birth certificates, Colorado death certificates, Colorado marriage records (verification only) and Colorado divorce records (verification only) for events that occurred within the State of Colorado. You may order copies of Colorado vital records through VitalChek on an expedited basis.
Colorado Vital Records requires all applicants to submit a copy of proof of relationship (e.g. marriage certificate, birth certificate, court order) and a copy of their valid, government issued photo ID. You will be presented with an Authorization Form at the end of your order that includes specific instructions. When faxing your identification, please enlarge and lighten to ensure your fax is legible. Your order will not be processed until a legible form of identification and proof of relationship are received. Below is a list of acceptable forms of identification:
One of the following valid forms of identification (no expired documents are accepted):
Two of the following (any document expired more than six months will not be accepted):
The following forms of identification are not accepted:
If you cannot provide acceptable identification, it is suggested that you ask a spouse, parent, grandparent, sibling, or adult child, who can provide appropriate identification, to request the certificate. Proof of relationship is required, (e.g. marriage certificate, birth certificate, court order, etc.).
NOTICE: Although VitalChek attempts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this site, state and agency information is subject to change without notice. VitalChek makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information herein and assumes no liability with respect to such information.
COLORADO DEATH CERTIFICATES
Colorado Vital Records issues certified copies of Colorado death certificates that can typically be used to obtain death benefits, claim insurance proceeds and other legal purposes.
Who Can Order?
Access to copies of Colorado death certificates is restricted to the decedent's parents, grandparents, stepparents, siblings, spouse, adult children, stepchildren or grandchildren of the deceased, legal representatives of any of the above, legal representatives of the deceased, probate researchers, genealogists representing family members with appropriate credentials, others who may demonstrate a direct and tangible interest when information is needed for determination or protection of a personal property right. Proof of relationship or direct and tangible interest is required - instructions will be provided upon completion of your online order.
A certified copy that can typically be used to obtain death benefits, claim insurance proceeds, notify social security and other legal purposes. Death Certificates are available for events that occurred within the State of Colorado from 1900 to present.
First Copy: $20.00 Additional Copies: $13.00
A certified copy of a legal death record contains only the Legal Information. No medical information is given on the legal death record. Death Certificates are available for events that occurred within the State of Colorado from 1900 to present.
First Copy: $20.00 Additional Copies: $13.00
VitalChek is the authorized external ordering source for fast, secure vital records processed directly with the issuing government agency at the lowest cost available online. That means, unlike other online services, your application won’t get lost in the mail or sent to another service for processing. We process all of our orders through secure online data connections with the issuing government agencies. We don’t have your personal data laying around and everything is done through secure, PCI compliant online data transmission with the government agencies directly. That also means we get to "skip the line" for processing ahead of mail in applications, making our service the fastest available (of course we can’t speed up the agencies themselves, but we do everything we can to keep things moving!).
No other vital records processing service can offer that. That’s what makes VitalChek different – and safer – than anything else out there. The only thing that is shipped (via USPS, UPS, or FedEx depending on which shipping method you choose) is your actual vital record itself, directly from the government agency to you. Now that’s secure!