Texas.gov Vital Records Application

You can order Texas birth and death certificates or verifications, as well as marriage and divorce verifications. The processing time for most orders is 10-15 state business days. Delivery timeframes after the order is processed depend on the type of shipping selected. Overnight or next-day service is not currently available on Texas.gov. Payment can only be made by credit card. Once your order has been confirmed, it cannot be cancelled. For any request where the record is not found, the fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.

You can use Texas.gov to order vital records for delivery within the United States, to U. S. territories, U.S. commonwealths, or to U.S. military addresses (APO, FPO). To have records shipped to other locations, use the forms and instructions available on the Texas Vital Statistics website.

To request records in person or through alternate methods, or to request amendments to birth or death records, please follow the instructions found on the Texas Vital Statistics website.

For more information on how to request vital records from other states, please visit the National Center for Health Statistics website.