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Vital Statistics

Birth and Death Certificates

 

 
Birth certificates are needed for entrance to school, voters registration, marriage licenses, passports, veterans benefits, public assistance, social security benefits, obtaining a drivers 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 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

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 maiden name

- 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 additional copy

- 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 childs 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.