Contact UsFlorida Department of Health in Lake County
Main Phone Number
Citizen Information Line
Main Fax Number
P.O. Box 1305
Tavares, FL 32778
The Office of Vital Statistics offers certified birth certificates for persons born from 1930 to the present. We have two offices to serve you in Clermont and Umatilla.
Florida Department of Health in Clermont
875 Oakley Seaver Drive
Clermont, FL 34711
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, 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 Card are accepted, including Cashier Check, Money Order and Cash.
How to obtain birth and death certificates
In person, mail, or website www.vitalchek.com
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
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