For Alabama Death Certificates, please print and complete the appropriate form and send a check or money order to the following name and address:
Alabama Vital Records
P.O. Box 5625
Montgomery, AL 36103-5625
Fax: (334) 262-9563
For death records not available at Alabama Vital Records (prior to 1908), the best source of information is the Department of Archives and History.
Department of Archives and History
624 Washington Ave
Montgomery, AL 36130
By Alabama law, death certificates have restricted access for 25 years from the date of death. Death certificates greater than 25 years old may be obtained by anyone upon payment of the proper fee. Death certificates less than 25 years old may be obtained by family members or their legal representatives, upon payment of the proper fee.