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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.

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Birth Certificates

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Certified Copies of Birth Certificates for births occurring in the State of Florida from 1917 to present are available to eligible applicants. You must be 18 or older to obtain your own birth certificate, or be the parent or legal guardian. Valid photo ID (front and back) is required. The fee is $13.00 per copy. You may download an application and apply in person or by mail.

The Vital Statistics Office is open Monday thru Friday from 8AM to 5PM. You may also order online through VitalChek, our ONLY authorized online ordering vendor.

Birth Certificates are available in Orange Park at 3229 Bear Run Blvd, Bldg A, or at the Tax Collector Office in Orange Park at 1518 Park Avenue. Tax Collector Office charges an additional convenience fee in addition to the $13. Certificates are NOT available at the Fleming Island office until further notice due to renovations.