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Fla. Stat. 406 - Medical Examiners; Disposition of Human Remains

Florida Administrative Code - Department of Law Enforcement

Medical Examiners Commission - 11G

  • 11G-1 - Organization

  • 11G-2 - Standard Investigation Process

  • 11G-3 - Disciplinary Guidelines

  • 11G-4  - Financial Assistance for Medical Examiners Districts

  • 11G-5 - District Medical Examiners


Other Administrative Authorities/Departments

Florida Medical Examiners Commission

Florida Office of the State Attorney 

Florida Office of Attorney General - Ashley Moody

Florida Department of Health

Medical Examiner
Records Requests

  • Medical Examiner Records may take up to six months from the date of passing and are releasable after finalization.  Please see below exceptions.

  • If the report you are requesting is "pending" your request will be processed once the report has been finalized and is available for distribution.  Reports available for distribution may take 7-10 days for fulfillment.

  • Cases that include potential criminal charges, in custody deaths, or are classified as undetermined, will require additional time as authorization must be obtained from the lead law enforcement agency and/or the State Attorney.

  • The above statements do not include all exemptions of public record which may be found and are provided pursuant to Florida Statute Ch. 119 and Florida Statute Ch. 406.

  • To request Medical Examiner reports click here to complete the automated request form.  You may also send an email to:; reach us by telephone 850-332-7300 or send a self-addressed stamped envelope with postage for two ounces to:

District One Medical Examiner

2114 Airport Blvd. Suite 1450

Pensacola, FL 32504

  • Death certificates are not available through the Medical Examiner's office. Please contact the funeral home or the Florida Department of Health in the county where the death occurred. 

  • Autopsy photos are protected and may only be released as stated in Florida Statute 406.135 

Resources: Articles & Resources
Records Request - Instructions
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Grief Resources
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