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We are an authorized online vital records ordering service for Kansas City Vital Records.

That means we can process your request fast, affordably, and securely. The only thing faster is doing it in person – but that’s not always possible or convenient, and that’s why we’re here.

Kansas City Vital Records 2400 Troost Avenue Suite 1000 Kansas City, MO, 64108
Phone 866-277-9806
Fax 888-832-5297
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About Vital Records from Kansas City Vital Records

The Kansas City Office of Vital Records (Kansas City Vital Records) issues certified copies of Kansas City birth certificates and Kansas City death certificates, and statewide birth certificates and death certificates for events which occurred within the state of Missouri. You may order copies of Kansas City vital records through VitalChek on an expedited basis.


Although VitalChek attempts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this site, state and agency information is subject to change without notice. VitalChek makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information herein and assumes no liability with respect to such information.

Available Missouri (MO) Vital Record Types

Death Certificate Short Form

A short form copy of a death certificate, also referred to as an "abstract", is an abbreviated version of the long form or original certificate. The short form is the traditional looking copy with colored borders and will satisfy most purposes or needs for a death certificate such as death benefits, claim insurance proceeds, notify social security, and other legal purposes. Death certificates are available for events that occurred in State of Missouri from 1980 to Present.


Why should you trust VitalChek?

4 million
vital documents processed per year

More than 35 years
of experience

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