Legal Resources

Ordering a Death Certificate

If the death occurred in the United States, you can order certificates by clicking below.

For information on deaths that occurred outside of the United States, visit the National Center for Health Statistics for details.


CDC Updates Its Ebola Guidelines at the Request of ICCFA

In response to inquiries by our members, the ICCFA contacted the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to obtain clarification regarding the recent CDC guidelines on handling the human remains of Ebola victims. The CDC updated its guidelines. See the revised guidelines.

New USPS Document on Shipping Cremated Remains

The United States Postal Service (USPS) recently published a new document on “How to Package and Ship Cremated Remains” (February 2014). Download the document.

Free Fraud Investigation & Deterrence Consultation Service

The association has retained the services of veteran fraud investigator Robert A. Garvey Jr., CPA, CFE, CrFA, CVA, to serve as a consultative resource for members’ employee theft and fraud concerns. The new member benefit, the “Fraud Investigation & Deterrence Consultation Service” or FIDCS, will allow members to discuss by telephone any issues or concerns related to suspected fraudulent activity or a desire to put systems and controls in place at their locations to deter such activity. There is no cost to ICCFA members in good standing to utilize this benefit. The number to call is 866.649.1902.