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Death Certificates

Office of Vital Records

  •  Sarasota: 941-861-2810

    Mailing Address

    2200 Ringling Blvd 

    Sarasota FL 34237 


    Venice: 941-861-3528 

    4000 Tamiamii Trl S 

    Venice FL 34293 

DOH-Sarasota provides certified copies of death certificates to eligible individuals. *Only death records from the year 2000 and forward are available at our locations. For years before 2000, you must contact the State Office at 904-359-6900 or visit the State Certificates page for more information.

Order In-Person

For a certified copy of a death certificate, stop by one of our locations.  The cost for a death certificate is $10.00 per copy. A legal photo ID is required.

Office of Vital Records, Sarasota
William L. Little Health and Human Services Center
2200 Ringling Blvd, Room 131
Sarasota, FL 34237
(941) 861-2810
Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Office of Vital Records, Venice
Robert L Anderson County Administration Center
4000 Tamiami Trl S, Venice 34293
(941) 861-3528
Hours: Tues & Thurs, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(Closed for lunch 12:00 - 12:30 p.m.)

Order by Mail

To order by mail, send an application to the Sarasota office address listed above. A copy of a legal photo ID is required along with the application.