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Birth 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 birth certificates to eligible individuals. 

Order In-Person

For a certified copy of a birth certificate stop by one of our locations.  The cost for a birth certificate is $15.00 for the first certificate and $5.00 for each additional certificate purchased at the same time for the same individual.  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. - 4:30 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. - 4:30 p.m.
(Closed for lunch 12:00 - 12:30 p.m.)

*Birth Certificates can also be obtained at the Venice and Downtown Sarasota Tax Collector’s offices. There is a service fee of $6.25 when obtaining certificate from Tax Collector’s Office.

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.