Birth & Death Records
Birth Certificates are often needed for entrance to school, voter
registration, marriage, passports, veteran benefits, public assistance,
social security benefits and obtaining a drivers license.
birth certificates are issued through the Vital Statistics Office at the
Escambia County Health Department. Orders may be placed in person, by mail, or online through
valid photo ID (driver’s license, state ID card, passport, or military ID) is
required with all orders. Birth certificate fees are $11.00 for the first copy;
$10.00 for each additional copy. Forms of payment accepted are: cash, check,
money order, debit card, Visa and MasterCard.
Birth Certificates Can Be Obtained By:
Either parent (if named on the certificate)
Registrant, if over 18
Attorney representing the registrant or parent (if application made on
Legal guardian with guardianship papers
Application for a Florida Birth Certificate MUST Include the Following:
name of the registrant as it appears on the certificate
or county of birth
Names of both parents (including mother’s maiden name)
Signature of applicant
Relationship to registrant
copy of a valid photo identification
fee ($11.00 for 1 copy; $10.00 for each additional copy).
Amendments to a Florida Birth Certificate:
If there is an error on your or your
child’s Florida birth certificate, contact the State Office of Vital Statistics
in Jacksonville, Florida at 904-359-6900 ext. 9005. Amendment forms are
available online at
www.floridavitalstatisticsonline.com or can be picked up at
the Escambia County Health Department. This form must be notarized.
If the person was
not born in Florida
Please go to the following link to order certificates from
Statistics Office at the Escambia County Health Department issues death
certificates for deaths that occurred in Escambia County from 2005 -
present. Death certificates for other Florida counties may be available
for deaths that occurred after March 2012. Records for deaths that
occurred prior to 2005 may be requested from the state office in
Jacksonville, FL. Information is available at
www.floridavitalstatisticsonline.com. Orders may be placed in
person, by mail, or online through
certificate fees are $10.00 for each copy. Forms of payment accepted
are: cash, check, money order, debit card, Visa and MasterCard.
These certificates are
issued in the following two formats:
with cause of death listed. These copies have restrictions on issuance.
Contact the Escambia County Health Department for information
without the cause of death listed. No restrictions on issuance.
Certificates Can Be Obtained By:
representing immediate family members.
of estates, insurance companies or anyone requiring a death certificate to
pay a policy or death benefit on the decedent.
For other issuance
conditions contact the Escambia County Health Department for information
Application for an Escambia County Death
Certificate MUST Contain The Following:
name of the decedent.
or county of death.
Applicant’s relationship to the decedent.
Purpose for the certified copy.
Signature of the applicant.
fee ($10.00 for each copy).
is needed with the Cause of Death listed, contact the Escambia County Health
Department for further information at
Amendments to an Escambia County
If a family member indicates a correction is needed on an Escambia County death
certificate, the funeral home will need to be contacted by the family member and
the funeral home will begin the correction process.
If the death did not occur in
Please go to the following link to order certificates from other states:
Location & Contact
1295 W. Fairfield Drive
Pensacola, FL 32501
Hours: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8390 North Palafox (Birth certificates only)
Pensacola, FL 32534
Hours: 8 AM - 5 PM
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