Copies of Death Certificates are on file in the Town Clerk's office where an individual died and the Town Clerk's office where an individual resided at the time of death. In accordance with Connecticut General Statute 7-51a, for any death occurring after July 1, 1997, only the parties specified on the death certificate, such as informant, licensed funeral director, licensed embalmer, conservator, surviving spouse, physician, town clerk , registrar, or other person authorized by the Department of Public Health, shall be issued a certified copy of a death certificate containing the social security number of the decedent. All other requests will receive a certified copy of the death certificate without the social security number.
To Obtain a Copy of a Death Certificate
- Obtain and complete the Death Record Request Form
- The fee is $20.00 per certified copy
- Requests for certified copies may be made in person at the Town Clerk's office or mailed to: Canton Town Clerk, PO Box 168, 4 Market Street, Collinsville, CT 06022.