Click on the word "Vital Chek" above to order Certified Death Certificates. If you have a copy of the death certificate handy, it will help in answering questions that will be asked on this website. This is an independent web-site endorsed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the only way you can order Certified Death Certificates on an individual. Please note, the State can take up to three months to complete this process. The funeral home has no control over and cannot speed up the time the State takes to process your order.