Birth Certificates

The Charlotte County Tax Collector's Office can now issue certified copies of Florida birth certificates to eligible individuals in our Englewood location.

To obtain a birth certificate in our office you must:

  • Meet one of the following criteria:
    • Be the child named on the certificate AND 18 years of age or older
    • Be the parent listed on the certificate
  • Provide information about the child named on the certificate
    • Full name of child at birth and any subsequent legal name changes
    • Date of birth
    • City or county of birth
    • Mother's full name including maiden surname
    • Father's full name (if listed on birth record)
  • Provide information about the person ordering the certificate
    • Full name
    • Relationship to person named on the certificate (father, mother, self, etc.)
    • Mailing address
    • Daytime contact number
    • Signature of applicant
  • Provide valid picture identification. Acceptable forms include:
    • Driver license or ID Card
    • Passport
    • Military ID
    • Resident Alien Card
    • Certificate of Naturalization
    • Inmate ID
    • Pilot's License
    • Concealed Weapons License
  • Submit applicable fees