ORDER YOUR BIRTH CERTIFICATE ONLINE
Order a Hillsborough County (FL) birth certificate online and avoid waiting in line at the vital records office. Complete an easy form to get a certified copy of a Hillsborough birth certificate mailed to you.
Many government bureaus are processing online and mail-in applications although they are closed to the general public. Turnaround times in government agencies may be affected during the quarantine. Applying for a vital records certificate now is advisable since it allows citizens to secure their vital records as soon as possible. Regardless of whether you need a certified copy of a vital records certificate for a specific need or to keep on file, complete your application today.
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Citizens born in Hillsborough County or the city of Tampa are issued a Florida birth certificate as soon as their birth is officially registered.
This essential legal document is a mandatory requirement for several U.S. official processes, These includes, for example, obtaining government benefits, applying for US passport, a social security card, a driver’s license, amongst others
If your Hillsborough County, Florida birth certificate got lost, stolen, or was misplaced or destroyed —even partially— you will have to obtain a Hillsborough birth certificate replacement.
Applying for a legally-valid copy of a Hillsborough County, (FL) vital record can conveniently be done online, eliminating the need to wait in line at a vital statistics office.
Ordering a Hillsborough County, Florida birth certificate online is a quick and straightforward procedure. The form takes no more than 10 minutes to complete and we provide personalized instructions to help you complete your birth certificate application with ease.
Once your Hillsborough birth certificate replacement application has been processed, you will receive an official copy of your vital record at home.
These are the specific types of birth certificate copies that can be issued in Hillsborough County, Florida:
Long-form authorized copies are the only certificates that can be provided to prove identity, nationality, and age and are necessary for several bureaucratic processes such as applying for a U.S. passport or Social Security number.
Official copies carry the registrar’s raised, embossed, impressed or multicolored seal, as well as the registrar’s signature, and the date the certificate was filed with the registrar’s office.
To order an authorized copy of an Hillsborough County (FL) birth certificate:
Your certified copy will be issued and sent by mail to the address printed on your self-addressed postage-paid envelope.
Copies of Hillsborough County Birth and Death Certificates may be ordered by mailing your application package to the following address:
Department of Health Bureau of Vital Statistics
ATTN: Vital Records Section
P.O. Box 210,
1217 North Pearl Street
Jacksonville, FL 32231-0042
Alternatively, Hillsborough County citizens born in or around Tampa can also order a certified copy of their birth certificate at the Hillsborough County Clerk’s Office.
Citizens of the rest of Hillsborough County who prefer to submit their birth certificate application in person, may do so at the following address during walk-in hours —although this usually entails waiting in line:
Florida Department of Health - Hillsborough County
13601 N 22nd Street 2
Tampa, FL 33613
Please note that as of May 3rd, 2023, U.S. citizens and residents must have a REAL ID-compliant driving license or ID card to enter federal facilities and board commercial aircrafts. Requirements to obtain a REAL ID may include proof of identity, such as a certified copy of the birth certificate.
To get a certified copy of a Hillsborough County, Florida birth certificate, you will need to complete the online birth certificate application with your personal data:
Citizens applying for a certified copy of a Hillsborough County birth certificate need to prove their identity and be over 18 years old.
Proof of identity can be provided using any of the following documents:
An official copy of a Hillsborough County birth certificate can be ordered by:
Please note that the documentation that must be presented alongside the Hillsborough County birth certificate application may vary depending on the person requesting the vital record.
If you need to use your birth certificate outside the U.S territory, your document should bear an apostille to grant it legal validity abroad.
This can be obtained by mail. Simply send your official birth certificate, together with the apostille fee to the Secretary of State’s office in a self-addressed postage-paid envelope. Make sure to have Certificate of Authentication Request at hand. Certain counties may have additional requirements.
Florida Authentications Unit street address:
Department of State, Division of Corporations, Apostille Certificationzbr> P.O. Box 6800
Tallahassee, FL 32314 - 6800
Florida Authentications unit (in person):
Department of State, Division of Corporations, Apostille Certification
Clifton Building, 2661 Executive Center Circle
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Requesting a copy of a Hillsborough County, Florida (FL) birth certificate carries a fee. The filing fee of each copy of a Hillsborough, Florida birth certificate is $20.25. If ordered to Florida state office the fee is $9. If an extra copy is needed from state office, the cost is $4, ordered by Hillsborough County the cost is $9
Accepted payment methods include personal checks, money orders, cashier checks, and business checks.
Please note that the fee for your Hillsborough County birth certificate application may vary depending on whether you submit it at the state vital records office or at the county vital records office.
In most cases, your Hillsborough birth certificate order will be filled within 3-5 business days. However, some vital records may take longer due to peak demand periods.
You will then receive your certified copy of the Hillsborough County, Florida (FL) birth certificate by post, delivered right to your door. Once you have mailed the application, along with a copy of a photo ID and the fees, the vital records office will process your request.
Rush service for Hillsborough County birth certificate orders is available for an additional fee $10. In this case, your expedited birth certificate will be delivered within approximately Given Priority Processing.
Hillsborough County citizens in urgent need of a certified copy of a birth certificate may apply in person at Hillsborough County Clerk’s office. Although this usually requires an appoitnment in line for hours, it may result in same-day delivery if the applicant visits the office where the birth was originally recorded.
The following is a complete list of Vital Records and Public Health offices that can provide birth certificate copies in Florida.
Keep in mind that the Hillsborough County Clerk’s office may sometimes process requests faster than the state vital records office. Regardless of whether the birth certificate you require is found or not, a non-refundable search fee will be charged.
2421A S.W. 6th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
Vital Records Section,
P.O. Box 210.
1217 North Pearl Street,
Jacksonville, FL 32231-0042
13601 N. 22nd Street,
Tampa, FL 33613
900 University Blvd. N.
1350 N. W. 14th Street,
Miami, FL 33125
807 West Church St.,
Orlando, FL 32805
800 Clematis Street,
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
8751 Ulmerton Rd., Suite 1700
Largo, FL 33771
To request a certified copy of a Hillsborough County birth certificate you must be a qualified requestor (see eligible citizens above) and fill the form with the following details:
Each copy of a government-issued Hillsborough County, Florida (FL) birth certificate carries a fee of $9.
It is advisable to order more than one copy of a Hillsborough County birth certificate within the same form to keep on file for future use or for your records. Additional copies of a birth certificate requested within the same order form carry the same fees as the first document.
To modify a citizen’s name on a Hillsborough County birth certificate you will first need to order a certified copy of the birth certificate you would like to amend.
Then you will need to present the above alongside the certified copy of the Hillsborough County birth certificate you would like to modify and the appropriate fees at the following address: