Vital Statistics Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Florida birth certificates are issued through the Vital Statistics Office at the Florida Department of Health in Charlotte County (DOH-Charlotte). Orders may be placed in person Mon-Fri 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., by mail, or online through VitalChek.
Complete and submit your application to:
Florida Department of Health - Charlotte
Attn: Vital Records
1100 Loveland Boulevard
Port Charlotte, FL 33980
A valid photo ID (driver’s license, state ID card, passport, or military ID) is required with all orders. Birth certificate fees are $12.00 per copy - Cash, Credit Cards, Check or Money Orders payable to "CCHD" accepted.
Forms of payment accepted are: cash, check, money order, debit card, Visa and MasterCard. Please make checks and money orders payable to DOH-Charlotte.
For additional forms, please click on the attached link.