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Florida Department of Health in Lake County

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.


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 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,, 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, Visa, Cashier Check, Money Order and Cash.

How to obtain birth and death certificates:

Mail, in person, website here.

Frequently Asked Questions:

How long does it take to receive certificate?   

-Mail-it takes mail turnaround time, we process mail every day

-In person; around 15 minutes

-Website: depends on which way you choose to mail out, the website offers UPS option,

could take 5 days or 3 days

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/ Divorce Licenses

Address: 550 W Main St, Tavares, FL 32778

Phone: (352) 742-4148