Baker County, Florida Death Records
If you want a death record with a cause of death on it, you will need to be a member of the immediate family (the spouse, parent, child, grandchild, or sibling). You can also provide documentation that you are acting on behalf of the person on the death record.
A death record that doesn’t have the cause of death is available to any member of the public. Additionally, a “cause of death” death record is also available to the general public 50 years after it was created.
Enclosed in a Death Record Request
You will need to make a photocopy of your picture ID, an enclose $5 for the first copy of a death record.
Death Record Copies from the State’s Health Department
There are several ways to order a death record: you can mail your request in, phone it in, fax it in, or place the request in person to the state’s office. The information is below:
Bureau of Vital Statistics
Mailing address: Attn: Customer Services, Post Office Box 210, Jacksonville, FL 32231-0042.
Physical address: 1217 Pearl St., Jacksonville, FL 32202. Visiting hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Eastern Time.
Phone Requests: (904) 359-6900 extension 9000, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00pm, Eastern Time. Over the phone credit card orders will be accepted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through the VitalChek network at: 1-(877)-550-7330. An additional rush fee and VitalChek fee is required.
Faxed requests: (877) 550-7428.
All requests will need to have this form included:
Local Death Record Copies
The local office to request a death record is:
Baker County Health Department
480 W. Lowder St., Macclenny, FL 32063
The office’s phone number is (904) 259-6291 x 2230. You can also fax your request to the following number (904) 259-1950.
Online Death Record Request