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Resources for NDI Users

Below are direct links to our forms and related materials, including NDI-related bibliographies.

Application Criteria

Before applying for an NDI search, please review the following documents:

User’s Guide

Our user’s guide is designed to step you through the complete NDI process, from submitting a search request to receiving and assessing your results:

Related Forms


The following bibliographies are available to connect you with NDI-related articles and information:

Articles Describing the Performance of the National Death Index

Use of the National Death Index in Health Research

Citation Lists for NCHS Surveys Linked to the National Death Index

Page last reviewed: July 25, 2022