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Florida Department of Health in Volusia County Vital Statistics

Death Certificate Fee (All Florida Counties - from 2009 to present) $8 each certified copy

Mail requests for a death certificate should include the following information:

  • Name of deceased.

  • Date of death.

  • Place of death.

  • Funeral home establishment.

  • Relationship to decedent or reason for obtaining the certificate.

  • A front and back photocopy of a valid picture identification is needed to obtain cause of death. Identification includes:

  • State Picture ID

  • State Drivers License

  • Passport

  • Military ID

Payments made with mailed in request

If you are sending your request to this office, payments accepted are money order or check (starter checks are not acceptable). Please make your payment out to the following; Florida Department of Health Volusia County or DOH-Volusia County. Please do not send cash through the mail.

OPTIONS FOR EXPEDITED SERVICES (Only Available for Mailed Applications)

Expedited Processing Fee: If you want to have your application expedited, please submit your application and marked the outside of the envelope EXPEDITE with the $10 expedited processing fee enclosed. If the record and application are complete and in order, the application will be processed and the certificate(s) will be mailed via U.S. Mail by the next business day.

Overnight Delivery Fee: If you would like to have your certificate(s) returned to you via FedEx (where available, some locations require a two-day delivery which is determined by FedEx based on delivery address), please include an additional $10 Overnight Delivery Fee with your application and $10 expedited processing fee, for a total of $20. If the record and application are complete and in order, the application will be processed and the certificate(s) sent via FedEx the same business day (where available, some locations require a two-day delivery which is determined by FedEx based on delivery address) the request was received. Adult Signature is required at time of delivery.

Applications should be mailed to:

Florida Department of Health in Volusia County
Attn: Vital Statistics - BIN 102
P.O. Box 9190
Daytona Beach, FL 32120