Definitions for "Death certificate"
In Victoria, the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages records all deaths that occur within the state. A death certificate is an official certified copy of the information registered when someone dies, including the date, place and cause of death, who the person's parents were and the name(s) of marriage partner(s). You must apply directly to the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages to obtain a death certificate.
An official document that attests to the death of an individual.
A legal document verifying the death of a retiree or member. KPERS requires a certified copy before paying a death benefit.
Keywords:  cemetery, important, record, form
an important form of cemetery record
Keywords:  documentation, one
documentation of one's death.
a secondary source of birth data as well as marriage data, although it is a primary source for verifying a person's death date and place
Written account of a death in the form of a certificate created for and maintained by a government agency
a requirement for many organizations