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Indiana State Department of Health

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ISDH Home > Vital Records > Indiana Vital Events Registration > Indiana Death Registration System (IDRS) Indiana Death Registration System (IDRS)


  • Electronic filing of approximately 56,000 Indiana deaths annually
  • Registration takes place in the county of occurrence as prescribed by law
  • Certificate issuance reduced from 21 plus days to 7 days
  • User-friendly death data entry screens
  • Real-time editing
  • Higher quality data and error reduction
  • 24/7 accessibility
  • Highly secure web site
  • Verified social security numbers using an online application connected to the Social Security Administration.
  • Online help and instructions built into system
  • Greater efficiency, as participants interact electronically (health facilities, physicians, funeral directors, medical examiners and coroners)
  • Ability to reduce fraud and identity theft
  • Ability to provide uniform death certificates for the entire state

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