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Death Certificate

In order to receive a copy of a death certificate, you must send the clerk's office the required documentation. Please send death certificate requests to The City's Clerk's Office.  Documents may also be faxed to (716) 363-0058, ***include your phone number in the email or fax.

Dunkirk City Clerk Office Requirements:
  • Check or money order for $10.00 for each death certificate copy being requested.
  • Individual's Full Name.
  • Your relationship to deceased.
  • Date of Death.
  • Your Phone number.
  • Copy of photo identification (ID), state issued driver’s license preferred.
  • Letter (application) must be notarized to confirm identity.
  • Address where death certificate is to be sent.
  • If you are requesting another individual to pick up your death certificate on your behalf, you must indicate the name of the individual, and how they are related to you.
  • Mail request to:
    • City Clerk’s Office, 342 Central Avenue, Dunkirk, NY 14048
  • All required paperwork must be in English.
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