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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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Death Certificates

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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.

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.

Death Certificates are available in Orange Park at 3229 Bear Run Blvd, Bldg A. Death Certificates are NOT available at the Fleming Island office due to renovation. The tax collector office does not issue death certificates.