Confidentiality for Protected Groups

Florida law provides for the confidentiality of individuals in certain qualifying professions, as well as their spouses and/or children. Such information cannot be found in the Official Records Index, but may be included in documents such as mortgages and deeds. Chapter 119.071(4), Florida Statutes, provides detailed information regarding these confidentiality options and qualifications.

Request to Remove Personal Information

Members of a qualifying profession may request the Clerk & Comptroller remove personal information such as home address, telephone number, photograph, place of employment, etc., from documents in the Official Records. Request to remove protected personal information as a member of a qualified group. No fee is charged for this service.