Kent County Death Certificates

Search for Kent County DE death certificates. A death certificate search can provide information on time of death, place of death, legal proof of death, proof of death, wills, estates, filing for life insurance, death records, age at death, cause of death, certified death certificates, and genealogical research.


Hospitals in Kent County Delaware provide a range of medical services to patients of all ages, and they also create death records for individuals who pass away or are declared dead at a Hospital. These death certificates list the deceased individual's name, the time and place of death, and age at death, and they may also include the cause of death. Kent County Hospitals report death information to Delaware State and local government authorities, which issue certified Kent County death certificates that act as legal proof of death. Hospital death certificates may be available online through the Hospital website.

Bayhealth Medical Center Dover DE 640 South State Street 19901 302-674-4700

Bayhealth Medical Center - Kent General Hospital Dover DE 640 South State Street 19901 302-674-4700


Health Departments in Kent County Delaware monitor public health and keep vital records, and they operate at the state, county, or local level. As part of this job, Health Departments maintain Kent County death certificates, which include information about the deceased individual such as name, date of birth, time and place of death, and age at death. Death certificates may also include the cause of death. These records can be used to settle legal and financial matters, including wills, estates, and life insurance filings. Death certificates may be available through the Kent County Health Department website.

Delaware Health Department Dover DE 417 Federal Street 19901 302-741-2980

Milford Health Department Milford DE # 13, 11 N Church Ave 19963 302-422-1338

Smyrna Health Department Smyrna DE 30 Sunnyside Road 19977 302-653-2870


Clerk Offices in Kent County Delaware maintain and preserve public records for a local government, including vital documents such as death certificates. Kent County death certificates provide information on the deceased individual's name, the place and time of death, and age at death. They may also include the cause of death. Kent County Clerks often issue certified death certificates, which may be required to settle financial and legal matters such as wills, estates, or filing for life insurance. Death certificates can also be used for genealogical research, and some Clerk Offices maintain Kent County vital records that date back to the 1600s. Clerk Offices typically provide online access to death certificates.

Dover City Clerk Dover DE 15 Loockerman Plaza 19901 302-736-7005

Kent County Clerk Dover DE 555 South Bay Road 19901 302-744-2346