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Birth Certificates

Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County

The Office of Vital Statistics in Palm Beach County will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 14,  2023 from 11:30AM to 5PM for a staff Educational Engagement Meeting. We will resume normal business hours on Dec.15th.

Birth certificates will be available to purchase at our Palm County Tax Collector’s offices. 

If you have any questions regarding the information listed below, please call the Office of Vital Statistics at 561-837-5847 or Order-by-phone by dialing 1-800-364-8380

Birth certificates are available for persons born in the state of Florida for the years 1919 through the present.

If you were born before 1930 you must apply through the State Office of Vital Statistics at:
P.O. Box 210
Jacksonville, FL 32231

Birth certificates are confidential and can only be issued to the registrant, if of legal age (18), parent, guardian or legal representative or upon court order. Birth certificates become public record after 100 years following the birth.

The fee for one certified birth certificate is $15


To order a birth certificate, download the application form and complete all information about the person making the request:

  • Application Form

  • Full name

  • Relationship to the person named on the record

  • Mailing address

  • Photocopy of ID

  • Telephone number where you can be reached during our office hours

You may order a certified copy of a birth, death or marriage record online using your credit card through our only approved internet ordering service VitalChek Network, Inc. ® or phone 1-800-364-8380

Send a check or money order made payable to:
Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County
"Do not Send Cash"

Send the information described above along with the fee to:
Office of Vital Statistics
800 Clematis Street - 1st floor
West Palm Beach, FL  33401

The Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County does not accept credit cards for online orders; however, for your convenience, you can process online requests through an independent company that we have partnered with to provide you this service; VitalChek Network, Inc. VitalChek can be reached either through its website,, or by phone at 1-800-255-2414. An additional fee is charged by VitalChek for using this service, and all major credit cards are accepted, including American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa.