GN 00312.450 Department of State Vital Statistics Records of Events Registered Abroad by U.S. Citizens
A. Procedure - U.S. Citizens Born Abroad (With U.S. Citizenship at Birth)
See GN 00308.235 for information on obtaining birth records from the Department of State.
Records are available from 1905 for births registered with the American Consular Office in the country of birth.
B. Procedure - Death Records
The following website provides information about requesting a Report of Death of an American Citizen from the Department of State: http://travel.state.gov/family/family_issues/death/death_600.html
1. Office to Contact
U.S. Department of State
Vital Statistics Service
1111 19th St., N.W., Suite 510
Washington, D.C. 20522-1705
Response time can be 4 to 8 weeks.
$30.00 for the first copy and $20.00 for each additional copy
Payable to the “Department of State.”