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Vital Statistics - Birth Certificate Forms & Additional Information
Note: The Application for Birth Certificate form can be easily completed online using your computer and then printed for submission.
Application for Birth Certificate
Birth Certification Release Affidavit
PAYMENT OPTIONS FOR SERVICES:
Payments made with mailed in requestIf you are sending your request to this office, payments accepted are money order or check (starter checks are not acceptable). Please make your payment out to the following; Florida Department of Health Volusia County or FDOH-Volusia County Please do not send cash through the mail.
Payments made in person:If you are coming into the Vital Statistics Office to request your certificate, payments accepted are cash, credit/debit cards (all major credit cards are accepted, debit card must be Visa or Master Card), money order and checks (starter checks are not acceptable). Please make your payment out to the following; Florida Department of Health Volusia County or FDOH-Volusia County.
OPTIONS FOR EXPEDITED SERVICES (Only Available for Mailed Applications):
Expedited Processing Fee: If you want to have your application expedited, please submit your application and marked the outside of the envelope EXPEDITE with the $10.00 expedited processing fee enclosed. If the record and application are complete and in order, the application will be processed and the certificate(s) will be mailed via U.S. Mail by the next business day.
Overnight Delivery Fee: If you would like to have your certificate(s) returned to you via FedEx (where available, some locations require a two-day delivery which is determined by FedEx based on delivery address), please include an additional $10.00 Overnight Delivery Fee with your application and $10.00 expedited processing fee, for a total of $20.00. If the record and application are complete and in order, the application will be processed and the certificate(s) sent via FedEx the same business day (where available, some locations require a two-day delivery which is determined by FedEx based on delivery address) the request was received. Adult Signature is required at time of delivery.
Birth certificates are not public records. They only become public records 100 years following the birth.
Birth certificates can only be issued to the registrant (the child named on the record) if of legal age(18), parent, guardian or legal representative of one of these persons or by court order. Court orders must be dated or updated within one year of issuance.
If the registrant is deceased, upon receipt of the death certificate, the birth certification can be issued to the spouse, child, grandchild, sibling, if of legal age, or a legal representative of any of these persons as well as to the parent. The birth certificate will be stamped "Deceased".
Please NOTE: The birth certificate for a new born is not automatically mailed to the parent after birth. The parent must apply for the birth certificate through a Vital Statistics office and pay the proper fee.
If the applicant was not born in Florida, please go to the following link to order certificates from other states: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/w2w.htm
Page last updated: 08/29/13