To provide accurate, timely, and top quality medical examiner services to the criminal justice, law enforcement, and insurance agencies, funeral homes, and general public.
Autopsy Reports and Death Certificates
Autopsy reports may be requested in writing or via e-mail. Please include the name of the decedent and the date of death. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or mail a self-addressed business envelope with postage for two ounces to: Medical Examiner’s Office, 2100 Jefferson St., Jacksonville, FL 32206-3534.
For a copy of a death certificate, please contact the funeral home or the Office of Vital Statistics in the county where the death occurred or at the state office.
Our Service Community
The Medical Examiner's Office provides services to over 1,000,000 people in northeast Florida who live in two districts.
District 3: Columbia, Hamilton Counties (served by District 4)
District 4: Clay, Duval, Nassau Counties
Chief Medical Examiner: Valerie Rao (904) 255-4000 Vrao@coj.net
Medical Examiner’s Office
2100 Jefferson St.
Jacksonville, FL 32206-3534
Business Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Investigations Only)
Holidays 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Investigations Only)
Body Removal Hours for Funeral Homes
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Holidays: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
During business hours (904) 255-4000
To report a death (24 hrs) (904) 255-4003
Answers for the Family
Florida Medical Examiner Districts