Death Certificate

Death records can not be requested or returned electronically.
The City Clerk’s Office provides certified copies of death records to immediate family members for deaths that occurred in Somersworth, New Hampshire prior to 1989 as well as for deaths that occurred in any city or town in the State of New Hampshire after 1988.


The fee is $15.00 for one copy and $10.00 for each additional copy issued at the same time on the same record. Payment, in the Tax Office, can be made by cash, check, pin-less debit card or credit card (the City does not accept VISA). When requesting by mail, please pay by check and make your check payable to the City of Somersworth.

Upon receiving the following information with the fee and a self-addressed stamped envelope, your request for certified copies of death records will be processed. Staff strives to process all request within two business days.

Name on Death Certificate
Date of Death
Place of Death
Purpose for Request

Trish Harris, City Clerk
Elise Brelis, Deputy City Clerk
City of Somersworth
One Government Way
Somersworth, NH 03878
603-692-9574 – fax
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Application for Copy of Death Record