Certificate of Death

The City Clerk's Office keeps death certificates for those who have died in Royal Oak. Anyone may pick up a certified copy. You may come in person and pick them up the same day or send us a mail-in request.

Mail-In Requests


For mail-requests, please complete and submit our Mail-In Death Certificate Request Form (PDF). You will need to provide the following:
  • Name of the deceased
  • Date of birth
  • Date of death
  • Check made payable to the City of Royal Oak
  • Online Requests

Online Requests


For online requests, please fill out this Online Death Certificate Request. You will need to provide the following:

  • Name of the deceased
  • Date of birth
  • Date of death

Once we review the request, you will receive a follow up email with a link to submit payment. There is a small processing fee to use this service.

Fees


Fees for the death certificates are as follows: $15 for the first copy and $5 for each additional copy.