How do I get a death certificate?

Death certificates may be obtained from the funeral home who handled your loved one’s final arrangements. They also are available through the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment ( 

If an autopsy was performed, it may take up to three months for the autopsy results to be finalized and therefore a death certificate to be completed. 

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1. Do I have to pay for the Coroner’s services?
2. How do I get a death certificate?
3. How will I know if an autopsy is performed on my loved one?
4. What do I do next?
5. Who is the deceased individual’s legal next-of-kin?
6. I have family members in the military. How do I notify them of the death?