Florida death records from 2009 to present are available at any Vital Statistics office in Florida. All other Florida deaths must be obtained from the State Office in Jacksonville. Anyone may obtain a certified copy of a death certificate, but only the immediate family may obtain a certified copy with the cause of death. Valid photo ID (front and back) is required when requesting the cause of death. The fee is $10.00 per copy.You may download an application and apply in person or by mail.