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Death Certificates

Florida Department of Health in Pasco County

Records of Florida deaths from 2009 - present are available for certification from this office. For earlier death records (2008 and prior), please contact the State Office of Vital Statistics in Jacksonville.

Cause of death information becomes public record 50 years after the death, and is available to anyone (of legal age) completing an application and submitting with the required fee. These records may be obtained from the State Office of Vital Statistics.

Any person of legal age (18) may obtain certified copies of a death record without the cause of death.

The cause of death information is not needed for:

  1. Probate
  2. Title companies
  3. Vehicle title transfers
  4. Taxes
  5. Credit card companies

Pasco County Death Certificate Application in English as a 168kb PDF

Death certificates for relatives who have passed away in Pasco County can now be ordered online from DOH-Pasco at VitalChek.

If the death occurred in Florida prior to 2009, please go to the following link:

If the death occurred in another state, please go to the following link to obtain address information to order the certificate:

Payment Methods:

  1. The fee for each certified copy of a  death record is $10.00.
  2. Walk-in requests, fees are payable by cash, money order, cashier's check, Visa or MasterCard.
  3. Mail-in requests, fees are payable by money order, cashier's check, Visa or MasterCard.. (Please do not send cash by mail).  Money orders/cashier's checks should be made payable to DOH-Pasco.

Orders will be returned unprocessed if the requests are incomplete.

We have two locations to serve your Vital Statistics needs.

13941 15th St. Rm #212
Dade City, FL  33525
352-521-1450 Option 6

Open Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm
Closed 1:00pm - 2:00pm for lunch

10841 Little Rd.
New Port Richey, FL 34654
727-861-5250 Option 6

Open Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm