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Florida Free Death Records Obituaries
How to Apply:
  • Download the Application for a Death Record from the Florida Department of Health also available in Spanish
  • In Florida, anyone may order a Florida Death Certificate "Without cause of death".
  • To obtain a death certificate with a cause of death, you must meet certain eligibility requirements (see notes below).
  • Complete the above application, along with the fee (see "Cost" below) to the following address:
  • Bureau of Vital Statistics
    Attn: Client Services 
    P.O. Box 210 
    Jacksonville, FL 32231-0042


Notes:

In Florida, a death certificate with "cause of death" can only be obtained if the following criteria is met:

  • To the decedent's spouse, parent, child, grandchild, or sibling (if 18 years of age or older).

  • To any person who provides a "Will" that has been executed pursuant to state statute 732.502; an insurance policy or other document that demonstrates his or her interest in the estate of the decedent;

  • Or to any person who provides documentation that he or she is acting on behalf of any of the previously mentioned persons.
  • Fifty (50) years following the date of death,¬†"Cause of death" becomes public information and anyone may obtain a Death Certificate with this information. Any time period prior to the fifty years, "cause of death" is considered confidential by Florida law.

Cost:

  • $5.00

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