Certified copies of death certificates are $20.00 for the first copy and $13.00 for each additional copy of the same record purchased at the same time. These funds are required to be cash, a money order or certified funds.
Certified copies of death certificates may be issued to parents, grandparents, stepparents, siblings, spouse, adult children or grandchildren of the deceased, legal representatives of any of the above, probate researchers, and others who may demonstrate a direct and tangible interest when information is needed for determination or protection of a personal or property right. You will need to provide proof of relationship (i.e., birth certificate, marriage license, etc.).
Pursuant to Colorado Revised Statutes, 1982, 25-2-118 and as defined by Colorado Board of Health Rules and Regulations, applicant must have a direct and tangible interest in the record requested. There are penalties for obtaining a record under false pretenses (C.R.S. 25-2-118).
Download a Death Certificate Application Form (20 KB, PDF file).