and Death Certificates
Birth certificates are needed for entrance to
school, voterís registration, marriage licenses, passports, veteranís benefits,
public assistance, social security benefits, obtaining a driverís license, and
many other purposes.
Birth Certificates from 1917 to Present date
are available locally at the Gadsden County Health Department office of Vital
Statistics located at 278 Dr. LaSalle Leffall Drive. Death Certificates
are also available locally from 2005 to Present date.
VISIT OUR OFFICE Ė 278 Dr. LaSalle Leffall
Drive Quincy, FL 32353
Service hours are from 8:00 am until 4:30 p.m. (Closed for lunch 12:30 - 1:30)
Monday through Friday. We are closed on State holidays and weekends.
For more information, call (850) 875-7200 ext. 325
MAIL-IN REQUESTS Ė
Requests should be submitted along with the fee. Money orders or a personalized
check from the person making the request should be made payable to the Gadsden
County Health Department.
Requests for Birth Certificates Must include the following
- Full name as it appears on the certificate
- Date of birth
- City or county of birth
- Full names of both parents including mother's
- Signature of parent or the individual themselves
if over the age of 18
- Mailing address where record is to be mailed
- Copy of a valid photo ID
- Fee: $15.00 for the 1st copy and $10.00 for each
- Registrant, if over 18 years of age
- Either parent named on the certificate
- Lawyer representing the registrant or parent
- Legal guardian with guardianship papers
If there is an error on your childís birth
certificate, contact the Vital Statistics office at the Gadsden County Health
Department (850) 875-7200 ext. 325. Easy to read instructional forms are
available to assist you in making corrections. Once completed, parents must
forward these forms to the Vital Statistics Office in Jacksonville, Florida
along with a processing fee.
A legible copy of a valid Driver's License or State Identification must
accompany all requests.
Requests for Death Certificates Must Include the Following:
Full name of the deceased
Fee: $10.00 for the 1st copy and $6.00 for each additional copy
Date of death
City or county of death
Your relationship to deceased
Purpose for which copy is needed
Signature of person making request
Mailing address where record is to be mailed
Copy of valid photo ID (If cause of death is required on certificate)
Death certificates can be obtained by:
Immediate family members
Lawyers representing the immediate family
Bank, executors of estate, insurance company, or anyone requiring a certificate
to pay a policy or death benefit on the decedent.