Houston Health Department

Birth and Death Certificates


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 –   3:00pm
                  Friday: 8:00am – 12:00pm

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