To obtain a certified copy of a death certificate, customers are welcome to visit our office, mail in a request or place an order online. Most requests can be processed while you wait, however, the wait time depends on the volume of customers who have already signed in. If you choose to visit our office in person, please complete the request form and bring it with you. Cash, money orders, local Henry County checks (over number 500, no starter checks), MasterCard and Visa debit/credit cards are accepted. Credit/debit card payments are accepted in person only. No credit/debit card purchases will be accepted by phone or mail (see card processing fees).
In order to obtain a certified copy of a Death Certificate, you must be a parent, legal living spouse, adult child, adult sibling, next of kin, legal guardian or legal representative. Valid ID and proper documentation must be presented in order to obtain a Death Certificate.
To mail in a request for a Death Certificate, you will need to send a photocopy of your valid Driver's License, a completed request form, a money order payable to Henry County Probate Court and a self-addressed stamped envelope to the address below.
Henry County Probate Court
Attn: Vital Records
99 Sims Street
McDonough, Georgia 30253
Order Death Certificates Online Here
The fee for the first certified copy is $25.00 Additional copies ordered for the same person at the same time are $5.00 each.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are currently NOT accepting cash. We are accepting Visa, MasterCard, American Express Credit/Debit Cards (a card processing fee will apply to all credit/debit card payments), local Henry County Checks (must be over check number 500), and Money Orders.
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99 Sims Street, McDonough, GA 30253
Main Phone: 770 288 7600
TTY: 770 288 6818
Probate Fax: 770 288 7616
Vital Records Fax: 770 288 7562
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