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Vital Statistics

Office of Vital Statistics

  •  407-343-2009
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    Fax

    407-847-2609 (for Funeral home use only)
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    Mailing Address

    1875 Fortune Road 

    Kissimmee, FL 34744 

     

Birth Certificates

For Persons Born in the State of Florida
Apply in person or by mail. The following documents are required:
  • Birth Certificate application. Applicants must be eighteen (18) years of age or older.
  • One (1) form of photo identification. All identification must be valid (it cannot be expired).  For requests sent through the mail, please provide a legible photocopy. Identification may be one of the following:
    • Driver’s License
    • State Identification Card
    • Passport
    • Military Identification
  • Payment may be cash, money order, credit/debit card, or certified check. Personal checks are not accepted. Do not send cash through the mail.

Additional Information:

  • Include a self-addressed, postage paid 9 ½ x 12 ½ envelope with your order.
  • A Search Fee of $5.00 applies when the correct name and/or date of birth is unknown.
  • Fees:
    • Birth Certificates are $20.00 for the first copy.
    • $8.00 for each additional copy purchased on the same date.
    • $3.00 each for Protective Covers.
  • Link to Birth Certificate Application - English (315KB, PDF)

For Persons Born in Osceola County, Florida
Visit www.vitalchek.com for Osceola County or call 407-343-2009.

For Persons Born Outside the State of Florida
Visit www.vitalchek.com or call 877-550-7330.

Death Certificates

For Persons Who Died in the State of Florida – 2009 to Present
Apply in person or by mail.  The following documents are required:
  • Death Certificate application. Applicants must be eighteen (18) years of age or older.
  • One (1) form of photo identification. All identification must be valid (it cannot be expired). For requests sent through the mail, please provide a legible photocopy. Identification may be one of the following:  
    • Driver’s License
    • State Identification Card
    • Passport
    • Military Identification
  • Payment may be cash, money order, credit/debit card, or certified check. Personal checks are not accepted. Do not send cash through the mail.

Additional Information:

  • Include a self-addressed, postage paid 10x15 envelope with your order.
  • A Search Fee of $5.00 applies when the correct name and/or date of death is unknown.
  • Fees:
    • Death Certificates are $10.00 per copy.
  • Link to Death Certificate Application - English (359KB, PDF)

For Persons Who Died Outside the State of Florida
Visit www.vitalchek.com or call 877-550-7330.

Please Note: The Florida Department of Health in Osceola does not accept fax 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 may be contacted at 1-800-255-2414 or visit them on the web at www.vitalchek.com.  An additional fee is charged by VitalChek for using this service, and all major credit cards are accepted.

Location
Florida Department of Health in Osceola
Office of Vital Statistics
1875 Fortune Rd.
Kissimmee, FL 34744

Contact Us
Telephone: 407-343-2009
Fax: 407-847-2609 (For funeral home use only)

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday
8:00am – 4:30pm

Other Important Links
American Citizens Born Abroad

International Travel for US Citizens

Passports for US Citizens

Social Security Administration

Bureau of Vital Statistics - Amendment Forms

Out of State Birth/Death Records - Where to Write