Flag Information

Pursuant to 4 U.S.C. § 1, et seq, the Governor has adopted a protocol for displaying the National and State Flags. Consistent with this protocol, the Governor will, on rare and solemn occasions, direct the flags to be lowered to half-staff. On this page, you can learn about the status of the flag and review a copy of the Governor’s flag protocol.




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Fly a National or State of Florida Flag at the Capitol

In Recognition of a Significant Achievement

All flag requests are subject to approval of the Executive Office of the Governor. Not all flag requests are able to be accommodated.

Where to purchase a flag:
The Museum of Florida History:
R. A. Gray Building
500 South Bronough Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Phone: 850.245.6375
Email: MFHgiftshop@DOS.myflorida.com
Website: www.floridashistoryshop.com and select “Official Florida Flag Program”

If you already possess a National or State of Florida flag: Download the appropriate form below and send it in with your flag to the address provided on the form.

Flag Program Request Form for Military Retirement
Flag Program Request Form for Significant Achievement

If you would like to request Flags to be Flown at Half-Staff:
Download and complete the attached form below.

Flag Program Request Form for flying at Half-Staff

Please direct flag inquiries to:
Executive Office of the Governor
Office of the General Counsel
The Capitol, Room 209
400 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399


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