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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 550. Board of Health Regulations Governing Vital Records
5/22/2024

12VAC5-550-110. Death certificate items.

The certificate of death to be used shall be the Certificate of Death, Commonwealth of Virginia, and shall contain the following items: full name of decedent; place of death; usual residence; date of death; sex; hispanic origin, if any, and race; education; date of birth; age; birthplace; citizenship; usual occupation and industry; veteran status; social security number or control number issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles; father's name; mother's maiden name; marital status and name of spouse, if married or widowed; informant's name and relationship to decedent; medical certification of cause of death; autopsy; if female, was there a pregnancy during past three months; and supplementary data concerning death due to external causes; certification of attending physician or medical examiner, including title, address, and date signed; disposition of the body; signature of funeral service licensee; name and address of funeral home; date received by registrar; registrar's signature; registration area and certificate numbers; and state file number.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12 and 32.1-250 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR355-29-100 § 3.2, eff. April 1, 1995; amended, Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 26, eff. October 8, 2003.

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