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Death Certificates

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We are currently issuing Florida Death Certificates from 2009 to the present for all Florida Counties. The cost for each certified copy is $10.00. Additional copies for same person are $5.00.

In Florida, anyone may order a Florida Death Certificate without Cause of Death.

A Florida Death Certificate with Cause of Death is confidential by Florida Law and may only be issued as follows:

Obtaining a Death Certificate

You may use one of four secure, convenient, and fast ways to acquire a death certificate:

IN PERSON same day service available at our Vital Statistics office located at 807 W. Church St. Any of the following is required for identification: valid State Driver's license, ID Card, Passport, or Military ID.  

BY MAIL you may use the application form provided here:
DEATH (PDF 43kb). A copy of your driver's license or ID Card must also be forwarded with the application form. Mail application to 807 West Church Street Orlando, FL 32805-2211 (please send a self-addressed stamped-envelope to return your certificate to you).  

Please make money orders or cashier's checks payable to Vital Statistics. Personal checks are not accepted at this time.

BY CREDIT CARD ONLINE OR FAX - you can go to VitalChek.Com or call (866) 830-1906. Your certificate can be received by regular mail or Fed-Ex next day in many cases. 

Please Note: "Florida Department of Health in Orange County does not accept credit cards for online orders; however, for your convenience, you can process online requests through an independent company that we have partnered with to provide you this service; VitalChek Network, Inc. VitalChek can be reached either through its website,, or by phone at 1-800-255-2414. An additional fee is charged by VitalChek for using this service, and all major credit cards are accepted, including American Express®, Discover®, MasterCard® or Visa®."

All other records for the state of Florida may be obtained through the State Vital Statistics Office by calling (904) 359-6900 or in writing to: Vital Statistics, P.O. Box 210, Jacksonville, FL 32231-0042