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The Florida Department of Health in Citrus County serves as the county's vital records office for birth and death certificates.

Location
Lecanto Office 3650 W. Sovereign Path Lecanto FL 34461

Hours of Service
Monday through Friday 7:30am to 4:00 pm

Phone Number
Chief Deputy Registrar (352) 527-5743

Birth Certificates
The Florida Department of Health can issue birth certificates for the years 1930 to present, within the State of Florida. Birth certificates for persons born in the State of Florida in the years prior to 1930 must be obtained from the State Office of Vital Statistics in Jacksonville, Florida.

Click link below to download Application for:

Florida Birth Record Application (PDF File 29kb)

Birth Certificates are Needed For:

  • Admission to public school

  • Obtaining a driver's license

  • A work permit

  • The right to vote

  • Eligibility for retirement

  • Social Security benefits

  • Proving citizenship

  • Obtaining public assistance for dependant children

Birth Certificates Can be Issued to:

  • Parents

  • Individual 18 years of age or older, with proper identification

  • Legal guardians

Fees:

  •  Birth Certificate $15 plus additional copies at $10

To order by Credit Card call 1-800-669-8312 or 1-877-550-7330

OR

Mail Requests:

To request a birth record from the State Office of Vital Statistics in Jacksonville, phone (904) 359-6900 or send a written request to:

State Office of Vital Statistics
P.O. Box 210
Jacksonville, Fl 32231

To request a birth record from your local Florida Department of Health in Citrus County, phone (352) 527-5743 for additional information or send a written request to:

Florida Department of Health in Citrus County

Attn: Vital Statistics

3650 W Sovereign Path

Lecanto, FL 34461

Include the following information:

  • A photocopy of your driver's license for identification must be included

  • Name of Child

  • Date of birth and county of birth

  • Mother's maiden name and father's name

  • Relationship to the person on the birth certificate

 

 

Death Certificates

The Florida Department of Health in Citrus County issues death certificates for the years 2009 to the present for those individuals who have passed away in any county within the State of Florida. Death Certificates for other years or counties must be requested from Jacksonville.

Click link below to download the Application for:

Florida Death Record Application

Fees:

  • $13 each certified copy plus additional copies are $13

To order by Credit Card call 1-800-669-8312 or 1-877-550-7330

OR

Mail Requests:

To request a death record from the State Office of Vital Statistics in Jacksonville, phone (904) 359-6900 or send a written request to:

 

State Office of Vital Statistics
P.O. Box 210
Jacksonville, Fl 32231

To request a death record from your local Florida Department of Health in Citrus County, phone (352) 527-5743 for additional information or send a written request to:

 

Florida Department of Health in Citrus County
Attn: Vital Statistics
3650 W Sovereign Path
Lecanto, FL 34461

Include the following information:

  • A photocopy of your driver's license for identification must be included

  • Name of deceased

  • Date of death

  • Place of death

  • Funeral home establishment

  • Relationship to decedent or reason for obtaining the certificate

 

 

 

 

 

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