Houston Health Department

Birth and Death Certificates



Please be advised, The Office of Vital Statistics will be operating from a Satellite Location Friday, February, 3, 2017. Should you need immediate access to a Birth or Death Record that day, please visit the Southwest Multi-Service Center at 6400 High Star, Houston, TX 77054. The main lobby at 8000 N. Stadium will be Closed.

**Please note the only form of payment accepted at a Satellite Location is Money Order.**

At 8000 N. Stadium Drive:  Monday, January 30th  - Thursday, February 2nd: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
At 6400 High Star:              Friday, February 3rd: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Birth Certificates can be ordered online anytime via the link below.
The office will resume regular business hours on Monday, February 6th.

Did you know: You can order your Birth Certificate Online?
Apply onlineApply 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.

Current Working Hours

Lobby Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 8:00am –   4:00pm
                  Friday: 8:00am –   2:00pm

Funeral Director Office Hours:
Monday-Friday:    8:00am – 4:00pm

Complete a copy of the appropriate application:

**Remember to bring Approved Valid Identification / Recuerda traer Aprobado Identificación Válida

Further information on Qualified Applicants may be found here.

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