Vital Records Partner Information
Regarding Death Registrations

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DHHS Vital Records Office effective June 15, 2018 is listing the following required notice as part of the electronic death certificate form “Pursuant to section 30-2413, demands for notice which may affect the estate of the deceased are filed with the county where the decedent resided at the time of death.”

Deaths were required to be filed with the State of Nebraska beginning in 1904.  This page has been established to provide Physicians, Funeral Directors, County Attorneys and County Coroners responsible for registering death certificates access to the resources and information necessary to continue registering vital records in an accurate and timely manner. Please SUBSCRIBE to this page to receive email updates when new information is added. 

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PDF EDRS System Update Notes - effective 11/21/2017
PDF Death Certifier Mobile Help Guide v4
PDF Nebraska VRERS-BA Installation Help Guide v2 (revised 11/13/2017)
PDF Nebraska VRERS-BA Errors and Troubleshooting Guide (revised 12/05/2016)
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PDF Nebraska VRERS-BA Physician/Certifier Manual (revised 11/13/2017)
PDF Nebraska VRERS-BA County Attorney/Coroner Manual (revised 11/13/2017)
PDF Nebraska VRERS-BA New User Request Form
Video Presentations for Completing the Cause of Death

Fax Attestation Instructions

PDF Fax Attestation Quick Start Guide
PDF Funeral Home Instructions for EDRS Phase II

Certifier Office Tips for submitting Attestations

(1) Please send INDIVIDUAL faxes. If you have more than one form to submit, 
      please transmit them one at a time. please transmit them one at a time.
(2) Be certain to fax forms to the toll free number provided: 1.855.840.9030.
(3) Do NOT send a cover sheet or any other additional documents.
(4) When signing forms, BLACK INK is preferred.  


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Phone: 402.471.8275

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