***NEW FEES FOR DEATH CERTIFICATES***
EFFECTIVE AUGUST 1, 2012: The cost for death certificates will be $20.00 for the 1st copy and $13.00 for additional copies of the same record ordered at the same time.
The Vital Statistics Office maintains birth and death records. The Las Animas and Huerfano Counties Offices have birth and death records from 1910 forward. These certificates are certified legal documents and can be used for passports, traveling, school registration and driver’s licenses etc.
Birth Certificates can be issued for anyone born in the State of Colorado.
However, copies of death certificates can only be obtained in the county where the death occurred or the
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Vital Statistics Section in Denver.
For complete detailed requirements to obtain a birth or death certificate click on your application choice. The Acceptable Identification List and Proof of Relationship requirements are listed on the birth and death application.