Request Recognition from Mayor Buddy Dyer

Do you want to receive recognition from the Mayor?

Mayor Buddy Dyer is happy to recognize worthy causes and accomplishments.


Step 1.Check your eligibility

Only the businesses, individuals, organizations, and events listed below can be recognized:
  • businesses in Orlando
  • individuals who live in Orlando or Orange County
  • organizations in Orlando or Orange County
  • events in Orlando or Orange County

The type of recognition document you receive will be different based on who or what is being recognized. 

Welcome Letters may be issued for:

  • Conferences
  • Annual meetings
  • Conventions
  • Family reunions

Recognition Letters may be issued for:

  • Resident birthdays (75 years and up)
  • Resident anniversaries (50 years and up)
  • Resident retirements
  • Resident, business or community organization awards or accomplishments

Proclamations may be issued for:

  • Events that raise public awareness about important issues or causes impacting Orlando residents
  • Cultural celebrations
  • Business openings and anniversaries (10 years and up)
  • Community organization anniversaries (10 years and up)

Step 2.Complete our online form

You must make your request at least 15 business days before you need the document.

Submit Your Request

Step 3.We will review your request

We may edit your request to meet our standards before approving it.

If we do not approve your request, we will contact you to explain the reason why your request was not approved.

Step 4.Receive your recognition document

If your request for recognition is approved, we will send you a digital copy of your document by email.

In addition to the digital copy, you can also request a physical copy of your document. We can mail you a physical copy, or you can pick up the document in person at the Mayor's Office in City Hall.

Recognition and Welcome Letters are letter size (8.5 x 11 inches). You can preview an example Welcome Letter here.

Proclamations are legal size (8.5 x 14 inches). You can preview an example Proclamation here.