HOW TO BUY FRENCH DEATH CERTIFICATE
Buy French death certificate:
- In person or by letter visit the Office of the Mayor (La Mairie) either where the death occurred or where the deceased resided with all the required documents
- The mairie will verify the documents, enter the death on the civil registry and provide a death certificate indicating the date, time and place (but not necessarily the cause) of death.
- If the request for the death certificate is by letter, the letter must be accompany by a self- addressed and stamped envelope of the applicant.
- For French nationals, the mairie will also add the date and place of death next to the deceased’s entry in the livret de famille or birth certificate.