Maryland Electronic Death Registration System

What is MD-EDRS?
MD-EDRS is a web-based application that Medical Certifiers and Funeral Directors use to report deaths electronically to the Maryland Department of Health.

Accessing MD-EDRS
Only authorized users are permitted to access MD-EDRS. Your organization (funeral establishment/hospital/nursing home/hospice, etc.) will determine who is an authorized user.

What will I need to access MD-EDRS?
You will need a computer with internet connectivity. Users who need to print working copies of certificates and/or burial transit permits will also need a printer. You will need a scanner if you are going to be submitting records started on paper copy certificates by Medical Certifiers. More information about what is needed can be found in the Configuration Guide available on this website.​

MD-EDRS Frequently Asked Questions

Help Desk Information
  • Email questions concerning MD-EDRS to You will receive a response within one hour for email messages received between 8 am and 4 pm, Monday through Friday. On weekends and holidays, you will receive a response within four hours for email messages received between 7 am and 7 pm. To expedite your request, please indicate the nature of the issue on the subject line.
  • If you need technical assistance and do not have access to a computer, you may call 410-764-4671 Monday through Friday (except State holidays) between 8 am and 4 pm. Your call will be returned within two hours.