Cost of copy: $5.00
Organization: Department of Health; Bureau of Vital Statistics
Address: P.O. Box 210; 1217 Pearl Street (Zip 32202), Jacksonville, FL 32231-0042
Remarks: State office has some death records dating back to 1877. The majority of records date from January 1917. (If the exact date is unknown, the fee is $5.00 for the first year searched and $2.00 for each additional year up to a maximum of $50.00. Fee includes one certification of record if found or certified statement stating record not on file.) Additional copies are $4.00 each when requested at the same time. Personal check or money order should be made payable to Bureau of Vital Statistics. To verify current fees, please visit our website or call our telephone number (904)359-6900. This will be a recorded message. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the Florida Department of Health, Vital Records website All letters or applications must include the signature, relationship/eligibility stated in requesting cause of death, you must also include a copy of a valid PICTURE ID (Driver's License, Passport, Military ID. or State Identification card) of the applicant. Cause-of-death information in Florida is confidential. Please visit our website for information on eligibility. A self-addressed stamped envelope is appreciated.