Georgia State Office of Vital Records


Georgia State Office of Vital Records

ATTENTION: Rule Changes for 511-1-3.23 Effective June 23, 2021

The Georgia State Office of Vital Records has announced rule changes for 511-1-3.23 (Permits for Disposition, Disinterment and Reinterment) will take effect on June 23, 2021. 

To learn more about this change, GFDA Members can visit the Member Page

Click the links below for the State Office of Vital Records forms. Note: It is important to download the form each time, instead of having copies on file. This will ensure if they update the form, you have the correct version. 

  • NEW Permit for Disposition of Human Remains (EFFECTIVE JUNE 23, 2021) - HERE
  • Disposition of Human Remains Form - HERE
  • Supplemental Death Form - HERE
  • Pronouncement of Death Form - HERE
  • Deputy Registrars for Disposition Permits - HERE

If you have any questions about these forms you should contact the State Office of Vital Records.


Upcoming Office Hours and Vital Records Webinars 

  • June 3 - Office Hours
    Please join us for our upcoming Office Hours session. The goal in mind when creating this series was to give local and county stakeholders the opportunity to meet regularly, discuss issues and provide updates in a virtual townhall-like setting. We will have guest panelists at every meeting to answer questions and address concerns. Please register via the link below. If you have any questions, please contact your regional consultant. Event details
  • June 8 - State Office of Vital Records New Registrar Orientation
    Please join the Regional Training and Support Team as they discuss very important information for new local registrars and their staff. This training will cover processes, procedures, and changes for registrars and their staff. If you have any questions, please contact your Regional Consultant. Event details
  • June 10 - Proposed Rule Making for Disinter/Reinter Permits Webinar (Session A)
    A short presentation will be conducted to discuss the changes to Rule 511-1-3-.23. Participants will also have the chance to ask questions and discuss the changes in detail. Note: The same information will be provided in each session. Event details
  • June 14 - Proposed Rule Making for Disinter/Reinter Permits Webinar (Session B)
    A short presentation will be conducted to discuss the changes to Rule 511-1-3-.23. Participants will also have the chance to ask questions and discuss the changes in detail. Note: The same information will be provided in each session. Event details
  • June 16 - Proposed Rule Making for Disinter/Reinter Permits Webinar (Session C)
    A brief presentation will be provided to discuss the changes to Rule 511-1-3-.23. Participants will also have the chance to ask questions and discuss the changes in detail. Note: The same information will be provided in each session. Event details
  • June 23 - Office Hours
    Please join us for our upcoming Office Hours session. The goal in mind when creating this series was to give local and county stakeholders the opportunity to meet regularly, discuss issues and provide updates in a virtual townhall-like setting. We will have guest panelists at every meeting to answer questions and address concerns. Please register via the link below. If you have any questions, please contact your regional consultant. Event details


GEORGIA CODE AND VR RULES AND REGULATIONS 

  • Georgia Code - Click HERE
  • Georgia Rules & Regulations - Click HERE
  • Deputy Registrars for Disposition Permits - Click HERE


Locations Page (ACTION REQUIRED)

If you have not had the opportunity to view the new locations page on our main DPH website, please take a moment to visit the page and verify your information. The link to the page is provided below for easy access. If you find any discrepancies with your information, please send an e-mail to Dandre.Mayberry@dph.ga.gov or simply reply to this announcement.

Find Your Vital Records Office

We thank you for your continued partnership and support.


Georgia Department of Public Health - Office of Vital Records - Vital Connections Newsletter may be found HERE

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