Florida certificates are issued through the Bureau of Vital Statistics at the Department of Health. Orders may be placed in person, by mail, or online through VitalChek.
Order Online Through VitalChek
VitalChek® is the only vendor recommended by the Florida Department of Health. VitalChek® is a 3rd party service, not affiliated with the Florida Department of Health. As such, fees charged by VitalChek® may be different than fees charged when ordering directly through your local health department office. See the links below or contact us for fees charged by the Department of Health.
To Order By Mail Or In Person
Certificates can be issued only to the registrant (the child named on the record) if of legal age (18), parent, guardian or legal representative of one of those persons or by court order.
Death Certificates are available for deaths that have occurred in the State of Florida from 2009 to present. Certificates are available on a walk in basis.
Marriage certificates can only be issued for marriages occurring in Florida, from June 6, 1927 to the present. Marriage certificates prior to June 6, 1927 are obtainable from the Clerk of Court in the County where the marriage license was issued.
Divorce certificates can only be issued for divorces occurring in Florida, from June 6, 1927 to the present. Divorce certificates prior to June 6, 1927 are obtainable from the Clerk of Court in the County where the divorce was granted.
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