What is the cost of a death certificate?
$10.00 per certified copy – Cash, Check (Massachusetts banks only) or Bank Check/Money Order .
Debit/Credit cards not accepted.
Personal Checks are not accepted for mail-in requests
How do I obtain a death certificate?
By Mail: (Allow 3 To 5 days from the day we receive the request)
A written request should contain the following information:
- Name on Death Certificate
- Date of Death
- Place of Death
- Number of Copies Requested
- Daytime telephone number
- Cash or Money order (NO PERSONAL CHECKS BY MAIL) made payable to The Town of Norwood
- Self-addressed stamped envelope
The request should be mailed to:
Town Clerk’s Office
PO Box 40
566 Washington Street
Norwood, MA 02062
Town Clerk’s Office -- Second Floor – Room 32
You may also obtain a death certificate at the Massachusetts Registry of Vital Records and Statistics - State of Massachusetts Registry of Vital Records