Medical Examiner’s Office


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

To submit a request for an autopsy report, please click here.
Autopsy reports may also be requested in writing by mailing a self-addressed, stamped business envelope with postage for two ounces to:
Medical Examiner’s Office
2100 Jefferson Street
Jacksonville, Florida  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

Operations Manager

(904) 255-4000,
Medical Examiner’s Office
2100 Jefferson St.
Jacksonville, FL 32206-3534

Business Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 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: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Telephone Communications 

During business hours (904) 255-4000
To report a death (24 hrs) (904) 255-4003


Answers for the Family
Florida Medical Examiner Districts
Unidentified Decedents: