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Birth Certificates

Vital Statistics

Birth Certificates are available for all births in the State of Florida from 1930 to present. Any birth certificates prior to 1930 must be requested from the Bureau of Vital Statistics in Jacksonville.

Birth records under seal by reason of adoption, paternity determination or court order must be obtained from the Florida Bureau of Vital Statistics. For a record under seal write to:

Bureau of Vital Statistics
Attn: Vital Records Section
P.O. Box 210
Jacksonville, FL 32231-0042

Not born in Florida?  Click here to find contact information for other states.

If you or your child were born outside of the United States and need information on foreign birth records, visit the National Center for Health Statistics.

Birth Certificates$17.00
Additional Certificates$17.00
Plastic Covers$5.00

Mail In Requests:

Application for Birth Certificate

A completed application should be submitted along with the appropriate fee. Make check or money order payable to the Florida Department of Health in Martin County. Please do not send cash.

*A legible copy of a valid driver's license, passport, state or military identification card must accompany all requests.*

Online/Credit Card Orders:

The Florida Department of Health in Martin County does not accept credit cards for online orders; however, for your convenience, you can process online requests through VitalChek or by phone at 877-550-7330. Additional fees will apply.