• Electronic and Remote Online Notarization (RON) Now Accepted
    While electronic and remote notarization is acceptable, other standard requirements still apply in completing the application process and the correction affidavit process. For more information on submitting electronic or remote notarizations, email: VitalRecordsInfo@health.mo.gov or call 573-751-6387.

    In Missouri, traditional, electronic, and remote online notarization (RON) of applications/documents, including correction affidavits, are now accepted by the Missouri Bureau of Vital Records. For electronic or remote notarization, only vendors approved by the Missouri Secretary of State will be accepted. For more information regarding approved vendors, visit: https://www.sos.mo.gov/ElectronicNotary.

    While electronic and remote notarization is acceptable, other standard requirements still apply in completing the application process and the correction affidavit process. For more information on submitting electronic or remote notarizations, email: VitalRecordsInfo@health.mo.gov or call 573-751-6387.

  • New Law Changing Death Certificate Fees
    Effective August 28, 2020, with the Governor’s recent signing of HB 2046, the fee collected for each death certificate will increase by $1.00 to $14.00 for the first certified copy. The fee for each additional certified copy, ordered at the same time, will also increase by $1.00 to $11.00.

  • COVID-19
    State law requires all medical certifiers who certify death certificates in Missouri to use the Missouri Electronic Vital Records (MoEVR) system. Also, due to the ongoing COVID pandemic, it is critical to ensure all medical certifiers are registered and using MoEVR.

    If you have not already, please register immediately. For assistance, please call (573) 751-6387 - Option 4 or email MoEVRsupport@health.mo.gov.