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Vital Statistics Stakeholder Support Site

This site is maintained by the Bureau of Vital Statistics for our partners in local vital statistics offices, birth facilities, funeral homes, coroner’s offices, and other governmental agencies.  If you are a member of the public needing a certified copy of a vital record or general information about our records, please click here.
If you are a Vital Statistics partner or stakeholder, please use the links to the left to find the support page tailored to your needs.  You can also contact our Vital Statistics Helpdesk at or via phone at 614-466-2531, option 2, then option 3.  

For a summary of the most recent Vital Statistics news, please click here.

Death Record E-Filing

A completed and signed paper death certificate can be emailed with a request for approval (form available here) to the local registrars who will review the certificate and accept or reject the filing within one business day.  Any funeral home handling a death in these jurisdictions may participate. 


Registrar Directory

Updated 5/1/2018.   Please click here to view the current version of the Ohio Registrar Directory which contains contact information for all local vital records offices and their local, deputy and sub- registrars (the most recent month’s updates are summarized on the first page). The directory is updated monthly and reposted to the Stakeholder Support Site.  For the appointment of a new registrar or deputy registrar use our Change of Registrar Appointment Request form here and use the ServiceNow portal here or email    


To access contact information for funeral homes visit the Ohio Funeral Directors Association website at and click the link at the bottom of the page labeled "Find a Funeral Home". You can search by city and/or name to find the address and phone number of local business partners.



Last Updated: 5/22/2018