Florida Marriage & Divorce Vital Records

Florida marriage divorce recordsCapitol: Tallahassee
Most Populous City: Jacksonville
Total Area: 65,755 sq mi 
Total Population (2010): 18801310
Website: http://www.myflorida.com
Source: Wikipedia

From the 16th century on, Spain, France and Britain all tried their hand at colonizing Florida. In 1821, Andrew Jackson established a new territorial government on behalf of the United States. Florida vital records for marriage and divorce are available, for a fee and with valid photo identification, from the state Bureau of Vital Statistics from June 6, 1927, to the present. There is an additional fee if you do not know the exact date. The fees are payable by personal check or money order. Individuals requesting Florida vital records by mail must provide a signed letter or application which includes information about the record being requested and the person making the request. More information on Florida marriage records and Florida divorce records is available at http://www.doh.state.fl.us/planning_eval/vital_statistics/marriage.htm.

For more information on Florida vital records, visit Florida Birth & Death Vital Records

Florida Vital Records Offices


Record Type: Marriage Certificates
Department of Health
State Office of Vital Statistics
PO Box 210
Jacksonville, FL 32231-0042
Phone: 904-359-6900
Fax: 904-359-6633
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-5PM
Note: The website contains general information, ordering instructions and order forms to download. The vendor www.vitalchek.com also can process orders via online or by fax with use of a credit card.
Search Note: Records are indexed by husband's name and/or by wife's maiden name.

Records Available: Divorce Records
Department of Health
State Office of Vital Statistics
PO Box 210
Jacksonville, FL 32231-0042
Phone: 904-359-6900
Fax: 904-359-6633
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-5PM
Note: The website provides general information and ordering instructions. The vendor www.vitalchek.com also can process orders via online or by fax with use of a credit card.
Search Note: Records are indexed by husband's name and wife's first name only.

Records Available: Statewide Court Records
State Courts Administrator
500 S Duval
Supreme Court Bldg
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1900
Phone: 850-922-5081
Fax: 850-488-0156
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-5PM
Note: Except for certain online research capabilities, all trial court record access must be done at the local level.
Record Access Requirements: The Clerk of the Circuit Court cannot place an image or copy of the certain documents on a publicly available Internet website for general public display.

Records Available: Criminal Records
Florida Department of Law Enforcement
User Services Bureau/Public Records
PO Box 1489
Tallahassee, FL 32302
Phone: 850-410-8109
Fax: 850-410-8201
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-5PM
Note: A great webpage profiling this agency's various records and services is at www.fdle.state.fl.us/criminalhistory/.
Record Access Requirements: The SSN is suppressed except for the last 4 digits.
Search Note: One can submit fingerprints, for the same fee, but it is not required. 100% of the arrest records are fingerprint-supported.

Records Available: Incarceration Records
Florida Department of Corrections
Central Records Office
2601 Blair Stone Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2500
Phone: 850-488-2533
Fax: 850-413-8302
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-5PM
Note: Full records are housed at the individual institutions, though inmate information available through this agency and the website should sufficiently fulfill most searches.
Record Access Requirements: Location, DOC number, physical identifiers, conviction information, and release dates released.
Search Note: Request about detailed information on current inmates should be mailed to the location of the facility.


Florida County Marriage & Divorce Vital Records


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