Before applying, find out the type and format of the document required by
contacting the organization to which you must submit it.
Short Form Death Certificate:
The Short Form Death Certificate contains the following information: given and surname,
sex, date of death, age, place of death, registration number, registration date
and date issued.
Long Form Death Certificate:
The Long Form Death Certificate contains all the above information and the following,
if recorded on death record; date of birth, place of birth, residence, occupation,
marital status, name of spouse, names of parents, attending physician, funeral director,
disposition, place of disposition, name of informant, address and relationship.
The Certified Photographic Copy of the original Death Registration contains all
of the information on a Long Form Death Certificate as well as medical cause of