Instructions for Completing the Death Record
Use these forms to help you complete to death record and ensure compliance with requirements of the Washington Death with Dignity Act (RCW 70.245):
- Instructions for Physicians and Other Medical Certifiers for Death Certificates, DOH 422-151 (PDF)
- Instructions for Funeral Directors, DOH 422-147 (PDF)
- Instructions for Local Registrars, DOH 422-150 (PDF)
- Instructions for Medical Examiners, Coroners and Prosecuting Attorneys, DOH 422-148 (PDF)
Report Cause of Death
Our How to Report Cause of Death webpage provides physician responsibilities, preparation of death certificate guidelines, and forms for reporting Cause of Death.