Death Certificates earlier than 2008 or on someone from another county may be obtained from the State Vital Statistics Office in Jacksonville by calling (904) 359-6900 Ext. 9000 or by calling the credit card line at (877) 550-7330. The mailing address is: State Office of Vital Statistics, Attn: Customer Services, Post Office Box 210, Jacksonville, FL& 32231-0042.
The Vital Statistics office does not research death information. In order to obtain a death certificate from this office you must have the correct month and year of death.
Applying for a Death Certificate
You may apply for Death Certificates in person or by mail.
In Person: Our office is located at 495 E Main St, Lake Butler, FL 32054. The Vital Statistics office is open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
By Mail: Print and mail the completed Application for Death Certificate form along with payment to the Florida Department of Health in Union County Office of Vital Statistics, 495 E Main St, Lake Butler, FL 32054. Proper identification must be enclosed if you wish for the cause of death to be listed on the Death Certificate.
Cost and Payment: Cash, Credit Cards, Money Orders, and Cashier's Checks are accepted. NO Personal Checks are accepted.
- First Copy - $10.00
- Additional copies ordered at the same time - $8.00