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Death Certificates

Baker County Health Department

Death Certificate- We currently offer Florida death records from 2009 to present at the Florida Department of Health in Baker County. Florida death records from 2009 to present are also available at any Vital Statistics office in Florida.

  • $10.00 each certified copy
  • $5.00 Expedite Fee
  • Death certificates are public record. Anyone may obtain certified copies excluding the cause of death information.
  • By law, certified copies of death certificates which include the cause of death may only be issued to the decedent's spouse, parent, child, grandchild or sibling or anyone who provides a will, insurance policy or other documentation that demonstrates their interest in the estate of the decedent or anyone who provides documentation that he or she is acting on behalf of any of the previously mentioned persons, or by court order.
  • Cause of death becomes public information after 50 years from the date of death. By Florida law, the cause of death is considered confidential prior to that time.

 To obtain a death certificate for those deaths which occurred in Florida:

  • Complete a death certificate application
  • Provide proof of identification
  • Meet minimum age requirement of 18 years old