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Death Certificates

Office of Vital Records

  •  Sarasota: 941-861-2810
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    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.  Death Certificates for deaths occurring from the year 2009 to present can be purchased at any county health department with a Vital Records office.  Those occurring before the year 2009 must be purchased from the State Office in Jacksonville.  Below is the address and website for the State Office.

  Office of Vital Statistics
Vital Records Section
1217 N. Pearl St.
Jacksonville, FL  32202

Visit the State Certificates Page
 

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.