Before an autopsy can be scheduled, you must call 855.UF.EXAMS (833.9267) and speak with one of our autopsy initiation specialists. Then, download, print and complete the required forms below.
When the forms are complete, fax them to 855.857.3564. After the forms have been received and reviewed and the payment for the autopsy has been received, UF Health Autopsy Services may contact you to discuss any relevant details before beginning the autopsy.
For General Autopsy Requests
- How to Initiate an Autopsy (details all of the required steps on how to properly initiate an autopsy at University of Florida Health Autopsy Services)
- Autopsy Request Form (includes Autopsy Request Cover Sheet, Autopsy Consent Form, Confidential Family Medical History Form, Financial Worksheet, Medical Records Release Request and Supplemental Information Form)
For Medical Facilities
- Body and Personal Effects Record
(forms only required for autopsies requested by medical facilities in addition to the required Autopsy Request Forms)
- Perinatal Autopsy and Postmortem Summary
(only required if the deceased was one month old or less at the time of death)
*Right-click each link and choose “Save Link As…” to download the corresponding forms.