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Death Certificate Amendment

Requests to amend a District of Columbia Death Certificate should begin at the District of Columbia Department of Health Vital Records Division. You may file an Application to Amend a Death Certificate in JIC only if you have a received a Vital Records Division Rejection Letter requiring an order of the court. The Application requires you state the specific information to be amended, and you must provide documentation to support your request.

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Moultrie Courthouse
500 Indiana Avenue, NW
Room 4103
Fourth floor

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Hours of Operation

8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


All government holidays

Office Number

(202) 879 - 1133