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Birth Certificates

Birth Contact

  •  (352) 527-3013
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    Fax

    (352) 294-9263
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    Mailing Address

    3700 West Sovereign Path 

    Lecanto, FL 34461 

     


Birth Certificate Information 

The Florida Department of Health can issue birth certificates for the years 1930 to present, within the State of Florida. Birth certificates for persons born in the State of Florida in the years prior to 1930 must be obtained from the State Office of Vital Statistics in Jacksonville, Florida.

Birth Certificates are Needed For:

  • Admission to public school

  • Obtaining a driver's license

  • A work permit

  • The right to vote

  • Eligibility for retirement

  • Social Security benefits

  • Proving citizenship

  • Obtaining public assistance for dependant children

Birth Certificates Can be Issued to:

  • Parents

  • Individual 18 years of age or older, with proper identification

  • Legal guardians

Fees:

  •  Birth Certificate $15 plus additional copies at $10

To order by Credit Card call 1-800-669-8312 or 1-877-550-7330

OR

Mail Requests:

To request a birth record from the State Office of Vital Statistics in Jacksonville, phone (904) 359-6900 or send a written request to:

State Office of Vital Statistics
P.O. Box 210
Jacksonville, Fl 32231

To request a birth record from your local Florida Department of Health in Citrus County, phone (352) 527-3013 for additional information or send a written request to:

Florida Department of Health in Citrus County

Attn: Vital Statistics

3700 W Sovereign Path

Lecanto, FL 34461

Include the following information:

  • A photocopy of your driver's license for identification must be included

  • Name of Child

  • Date of birth and county of birth

  • Mother's maiden name and father's name

  • Relationship to the person on the birth certificate