Houston Health Department
Birth and Death Certificates
threeColMiddle50Did you know: You can order your Birth Certificate Online?
Pick up the same day after 90 minutes or choose a delivery option: Next Day or Standard Processing.
You may also apply in person at 8000 North Stadium Drive.
Complete a copy of the appropriate application:
**Remember to bring Approved Valid Identification / Recuerda traer Aprobado Identificación VálidaFurther information on Qualified Applicants may be found here.
- Death Certificate Mail Order Process/Proceso de Correo para Acta de Defunción
- Notarized Proof of Identification Form (for mail in Death Certificate Processing)
The City of Houston Bureau of Vital Statistics no longer accepts mail-in orders for Birth Certificates.
For mail-in orders, please contact the State Office:
The Texas Department of Health
Bureau of Vital Statistics
P.O. Box 12040
Austin, TX 78711-2040