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Death Certificates

Death records on file in the City Clerk's office date back to 1728. Records 50 years old and older are public records. All records less than 50 years old are only available by request to the person named on the record or to a close relative.

Where is the Death Certificate Filed?

The death certificate is filed in Pawtucket if:

  • The death occurred in the City of Pawtucket
  • The decedent resided in Pawtucket and the death occurred in the state.

How to Obtain a Copy of a Death Certificate:

  • Physically enter the City Clerk's Office, Room 301
  • Present a picture identification of yourself, OR
  • Request certificate by mail, enclose copy of you photo identification* Enclose check or money order made payable to "City of Pawtucket" along with written request
  • Mail request to: City Clerk's Office, 137 Roosevelt Ave, Pawtucket, RI 02860
  • State your full name
  • State the date of death and your relationship to the deceased

or you may request a copy online

Vital Records

Cost

  • $20.00 for the first certificate and $15.00 for each additional certificate when ordered simultaneously.

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