Death certificates are now electronic, from 2009 until current year, and can be purchased at any local vital statistics office in the state of Florida for Florida death only. Out of state death must be purchased in the state the death occurred. If you are not an immediate family member or a legal representative, you will not be able to purchase death certificates listing the cause of death without proper authorization.
To apply for a death certificate:
- Fill out our form application for a death certificate
Cost and Payment
Death Certificate $12
Vinyl Protector 8 1/2" x 11" $5 each
The Florida Department of Health in Lake County does not accept credit cards for online orders; however, for your convenience, you can process online requests through an independent company that we have partnered with to provide you this service; VitalChek Network, Inc. VitalChek can be reached either through its website, www.vitalchek.com, or by phone at 1-800-255-2414. An additional fee is charged by VitalChek for using this service, and all major credit cards are accepted, including American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa.