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In order to register in Italy a death occurred in the territorial jurisdiction of this Consulate General - Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas -, the following documents must be provided by mail to this Office:

1. Certified Copy of the Death Certificate in LONG FORM, issued by the competent Vital Statics Office (see below), duly legalized with Apostille (the Apostille is issued by the competent Secretary of State – click here).

2. Translation of the document into Italian language - see list of translators; Apostille does not need translation.

3. Form to request the registration of the Death Certificate duly filled out and signed - click here.

4. Copy of the applicant's valid passport.


For additional information or clarification do not hesitate to email this Consulate General at 


Division of Vital Records
4815 West Markham Street, Slot 44
Little Rock, AR 72205
(800) 637-9314 toll free
(501) 661-2726
Fax: (501) 663-2832


Louisiana State Vital Records Office
Louisiana Vital Records Registry
PO Box 60630
New Orleans, LA 70160
(504) 568-5152 recording

Louisiana State Archives
3851 Essen Lane
PO Box 94125
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9125
(225) 922-1208


Vital Records Service
Oklahoma State Dept. of Health
1000 Northeast Tenth, Room 117
Oklahoma City, OK 73117
(405) 271-4040


Texas State Vital Records Office
Bureau of Vital Statistics, Dept. of Health
P. O. Box 12040
Austin, TX 78711-2040
(512) 458-7111