THE STATE AND ITS GOVERNMENT
VITAL RECORDS ADMINISTRATION
Death Registration Forms and Procedures
5-C:83 Issuance of Death Certificate Copies.
I. The state registrar or any clerk of a town or city shall, upon receipt of a written application, issue a certified copy of a death record or an abstract thereof to any applicant having a direct and tangible interest in the vital record.
II. Each copy issued shall show the date of filing and have the official seal of the state registrar or clerk of a town or city.
III. Certified copies issued from records marked "amended" or "presumptive" shall be similarly noted and show the effective date.
IV. Certified copies of death records shall be issued to the public only by the state registrar or clerk of a town or city.
V. When a New Hampshire resident has died out-of-state, the division shall make that information available to the clerk of the New Hampshire city or town of residence of the decedent.
Source. 2005, 268:1, eff. Jan. 1, 2006.