On January 1, 2006, the Vital Records Office initiated the registration of death records electronically (EDRS). The intent of electronic registration of death records is to significantly reduce the overall time and effort it takes to register deaths and provide quicker access to death data and certified certificates.
Effective July 20, 2016 electronic death registration became mandatory in the state of Nebraska. There are two methods for filing deaths electronically:
If you are interested in learning more about Electronic Registration of death records, please call Vital Records at (402) 471-2871 or email DHHS.VitalRecords@nebraska.gov.