An Apostille is a certification provided under the Hague convention of 1961 for authenticating documents for use in foreign countries. An Exemplified certification covers those countries who did not sign the Hague Treaty.The sole function of the Apostille or Exemplified certificate is to certify the authenticity of the signature of the document. In Florida, the Apostille or Exemplified certificate contains the original signature of the State Registrar and the Secretary of State.
You can have a Florida vital record certification of birth, death, marriage or divorce certified as an Apostille or Exemplified by the Florida Department of State.
乐动体育登录Complete the application below for the vital record needed.
This is the only乐动体育登录 application for certifications to be processed as Apostille or Exemplified.
Please provide as much information as is known to you.
NOTE: It is important that you read the front and back of the application before completing.
DH726A Apostille Birth Application (English 197kb pdf)
DH726A Apostille Birth Application (Spanish 536kb pdf)
DH727A Apostille Death Application (English 223kb pdf)
DH727A Apostille Death Application (Spanish 71kb pdf)
DH261A Apostille Marriage Application (English 215kb pdf)
DH260A Apostille Dissolution Application (English 208kb pdf)
DH1958 Affidavit to Release Birth Certificate乐动体育登录 (English 44kb pdf)
DH1959 Affidavit to Release Death Certificate with Cause of Death (English 90kb pdf)
Include correct payment by check or money order made out to Vital Statistics;
If a Birth certification or Death with Cause of Death is requested, you must be an eligible person as defined in Florida Statute 382.025 (see eligibility info on our birth page) and include a copy of a valid current PICTURE ID such as Driver's License, State Identification Card, Passport, and/or Military Identification Card;
Mail completed & signed application, payment and ID (if ordering from the state office) to:for information you will need regarding their requirements, processing time, fees, etc. For additional assistance you may call (904) 359-6900 extension 9006 or e-mail us at: VitalStats@FLHealth.gov