Bay County Vital Records

Search Bay County FL vital records such as births, death, marriages, and divorces.


Bay County Clerk Office

Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records for their municipality. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for vital records, which are available to the public. The office maintains certificates, death certificate, and marriage records, in addition to divorce decrees. Many Clerk’s Offices have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Bay County Clerk Panama FL PO Box 2269 32402 850-747-5222

Bay County Clerk Panama FL 300 East 4th Street 32401 850-747-5102


Bay County Health Department

Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records for births, deaths, marriages, and divorces that took place in their county or state. Many Health Departments have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Most Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Bay County Health Department Panama FL 597 West 11th Street 32401 850-872-4455

Florida Health Department Panama FL 700 West 23rd Street 32405 850-872-4720


Bay County Marriage License Office

Marriage License Offices provide marriage licenses to couples who plan to marry in the office’s jurisdiction. They are typically a division of the local county clerk or the health department. Marriage License Offices also maintain copies of marriage licenses they have issued, which are available to the public. In many locations, Marriage License Offices provide online search tools to locate marriage licenses. To access older marriage licenses, you may need to apply in person or by mail.

Bay County Marriage License Panama FL 300 East 4th Street 32401 850-763-9061


Bay County Coroner & Medical Examiner

Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations. Many vital records are available from a Coroner or Medical Examiner, including autopsy reports, investigator reports, toxicology reports, and in some cases, X-rays or photographs. An autopsy report will include the cause and manner of death. Many coroners and medical examiners provide online access to their reports. In other cases, you can obtain records by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Bay County Medical Examiner & Coroner Panama FL 3737 Frankford Avenue 32405 850-747-5740

Calhoun County Medical Examiner & Coroner Panama FL 3737 Frankford Avenue 32405 850-747-5740

Gulf County Medical Examiner & Coroner Panama FL 3737 Frankford Avenue 32405 850-747-5740

Holmes County Medical Examiner & Coroner Panama FL 3737 Frankford Avenue 32405 850-747-5740

Jackson County Medical Examiner & Coroner Panama FL 3737 Frankford Avenue 32405 850-747-5740

Washington County Medical Examiner & Coroner Panama FL 3737 Frankford Avenue 32405 850-747-5740


Bay County Town & City Hall

The Town Hall or City Hall is the chief administrative office that runs the town or city. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including vital records. You can find birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce decrees at the Town Hall or City Hall. In some locations, these vital records are available online or by filling out an online request form.

Lynn Haven City Hall Lynn Haven FL 825 Ohio Avenue 32444 850-265-2121

Mexico Beach City Hall Mexico Beach FL 1202 Highway 98 32456 850-648-5700

Panama City Beach City Hall Panama City Beach FL 110 Florida 79 32413 850-233-5100

Panama City City Hall Panama FL 9 Harrison Avenue 32401 850-872-3000