Alaska Death Records Search

Perform a free Alaska public death records search, including death certificates, death indexes, deceased records, death registers & registries, obituaries, and death notices.


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Alaska Department of Health and Social Services Marriage Applications View Alaska Department of Health and Social Services requirements for obtaining marriage license including waiting period and license expiration.

Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Public Services Website View Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Public Services general information page, including hours, phone number, and address.

Alaska Obituaries Search Alaska obituaries by last name, first name, event date and keyword.

Alaska State Archives Genealogy Records View Alaska State Archives genealogy information including requesting information, naturalization records, probate index, and web resources.

Alaska State Death Certificates & Records Find Alaska death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

Matanuska-Susitna Borough Genealogy Records View Matanuska-Susitna Borough genealogy information, including cemetery locations, census data and obituaries.

Nome Census Area Death Certificates & Records Find Nome Census Area, Alaska death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

North Slope Borough Death Certificates & Records Find North Slope Borough, Alaska death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

North Slope Borough Genealogy Records View North Slope Borough genealogy page to review local Alaskan genealogy information and property ownership records.

Northwest Arctic Borough Death Certificates & Records Find Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

Northwest Arctic Borough Public Records View Northwest Arctic Borough table of contents, including links to the Alaska court system, resources, and surname searches.

Petersburg Borough Death Certificates & Records Find Petersburg Borough, Alaska death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

Sitka Borough Death Certificates & Records Find Sitka Borough, Alaska death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

Sitka Borough, Alaska UsGenWeb Project Website View Sitka Borough, Alaska USGenWeb Project Home Page to find deeds, records and volunteer opportunities.

Skagway Borough Death Certificates & Records Find Skagway Borough, Alaska death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

Valdez-Cordova Census Area Death Certificates & Records Find Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

Wrangell Borough Death Certificates & Records Find Wrangell Borough, Alaska death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

Wrangell and Petersburg Recording Districts Website View Wrangell and Petersburg Recording Districts general information page, including deed, statistics, yearbook, and history information.

Yakutat Borough Alaska Historic Records View Yakutat Borough Alaska history, including settlement, deed, railroad, and town information.

Yakutat Borough Death Certificates & Records Find Yakutat Borough, Alaska death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

Find Alaska Death Records

Alaska Death Records provide information relating to a person's death in Alaska. Death Records include information from Alaska and Federal death registries and indexes, including the National Death Index. Alaska Vital Records Offices, County Clerks, and the Alaska Health Department maintain Death Records.

Find Alaska Death Records, including:
  • Alaska Death Records online for free
  • Certified death certificates
  • Copies of death certificates and records
  • Alaska death index documents
  • Genealogical records
Find Death Records in Alaska

The Social Security Death Index (SSDI) collects death statistics on a national level, while local Alaska government offices maintain their own death registries. These Death Records databases provide useful vital statistics for researchers. County and City Clerks in Alaska make Death Records available to the general public and may provide death certificates upon request.

Where to find Alaska Death Certificates

Alaska death certificates are documents signed by authorized medical professionals that contain information related to a person's death including the time, place, and cause of death. Certified death certificates are essential documents for legal matters following an individual's death. Death certificates can be obtained from Alaska Clerks, Health Departments, and from the Office of the Coroner and Medical Examiner.

What Death Certificates are used for

Certified death certificates issued by local Alaska government offices help families of the deceased settle and resolve financial and legal matters. Death Records are an important part of facilitating transfers of financial accounts and resolving estate matters in Alaska. Transfers of bank accounts, collecting life insurance policies, real and personal property titles and utility accounts all require Alaska Death Records.

Alaska Genealogy

Genealogists and family researchers use Alaska vital records to trace family roots. Clerks and Archival Offices in Alaska provide public records access to Death Records including the deceased's full name, date and age at death.