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Florida Department of Health in Lake County

The Office of Vital Statistics offers certified birth certificates for persons born from 1930 to the present. We have three offices to serve you in Clermont, Leesburg and Umatilla.


Florida Department of Health in Clermont

875 Oakley Seaver Drive

Clermont, FL 34711


Florida Department of Health in Leesburg

2113 W. Griffin Road

Leesburg, FL 34748


Florida Department of Health in Umatilla

249 E Collins Street

Umatilla, FL 32784


Florida Department of Health in Eustis (Temporarily Closed)

16140 US Hwy 441

Eustis, FL 32726



To apply for a birth certificate:

  • Fill out our form Application for a birth certificate (PDF 141KB)
  • You must be a parent listed on the certificate, a legal representative, a legal guardian (with court appointed papers), or the individual listed on the certificate.

  • You must be at least 18 years of age, and must have state issued identification.

Certificates are available for the State of Florida only. Applications for other states may be obtained from our office.


Cost and Payment

Birth Certificate $15

Each additional Birth Certificate $10

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,, or by phone at 1-800-255-2414. An additional fee is charged by VitalChek for using this service, and all major Credit Card are accepted, including Cashier Check, Money Order and Cash.

How to obtain birth and death certificates

In person, mail, or website here.

Frequently Asked Questions:

How long does it take to receive certificate?   

In person; around 15 minutes

Mail; applications are processed daily and mailed out same day.

Website; delivery time frame depends on the option you choose regular mail or UPS

Is the certificate process same day?


What is required to receive the certificate?

-State issued ID and the cost of the certificate


Social Security Administration

Address: 900 N 14th St Ste 100, Leesburg, FL 34748

Phone: (866) 836-3623

The Bureau of Vital Statistics State Office

Address: 1217 N Pearl St, Jacksonville, FL 32202

Phone: (904) 359-6900


Lake County Passport

Address: 500 W Main St, Tavares, FL 32778

Phone: (352) 253-2650


Lake County Marriage Licenses

Address: 550 W Main St, Tavares, FL 32778

Phone: (352) 742-4148