How to Request a Florida Birth Certificate
Birth records can only be issued to:
1) the registrant (the child named on the record) if of legal age (18),
4) a legal representative of one of these persons, or
5) by court order.
All requests MUST include the following:
Registrant's (person named on record):
Full name at birth, and any legal name changes (other than by marriage)
Date of birth
Place of birth (city or county)
Father's full name
Mother's full name including her maiden name
Full Name, Printed
Qualifying eligibility (relationship to registrant)- Self, Mother, Father, etc.
Daytime phone number
Copy of VALID photo ID (Driver's license, State ID card, Passport, Military ID)
Orders will be returned unprocessed if the requests are incomplete
a Florida Birth Certificate Application in English as a 26 KB PDF
a Florida Birth Certificate Application in Spanish as a 27 KB PDF
The fee for one certified copy of a Florida birth record is $12.00 and $8.00 for each addition copy of the same record when ordered at the same time.
FOR WALK-IN REQUESTS, fees are payable by cash, money order or cashier's check.
FOR MAIL-IN REQUESTS, fees are payable by money order or cashier's check ONLY. (Please do not send cash by mail). Money orders/cashier's checks should be made payable to Pasco County Health Department.
Orders will be returned unprocessed if the requests are incomplete.
If the registrant was not born in Florida, please go to the following link for information on ordering certificates from other states: