Birth and Death Certificates

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How to Order a City of Houston Birth or Death Record

Order online (option #1)

Visit us in person (option #2)


Vital Statistics services will be open at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 10, 2024.

Routine hours of operation resume on Thursday, July 11, 2024.

Monday - Thursday lobby hours: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Walk-in customers must arrive by 3 p.m.

Friday lobby hours: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Walk-in customers must arrive by 1 p.m.

Lobby is closed on City of Houston holidays

Payment Methods

  • Cash, money order, debit card, or credit card (Mastercard, Visa, Discovery only; No AmEx); Checks not accepted.


  • Parking is available in the adjacent garage at 8059 Stadium Drive
  • Parking fee: $4
  • We are not responsible if you receive a parking ticket or are towed for parking illegally on the street or in the hotel parking lot next door.

Other HHD Services

Multi-Service Centers

Our spacious centers provide a variety of services to Houstonians and are available for public and private events.

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Health Centers

We provide patient services to meet the community’s present and future needs in family planning, immunizations, tuberculosis diagnosis, care for sexually transmitted diseases, and dental care.

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Get Moving Houston Urban Gardens

The Get Moving Houston Urban Gardens provide hands-on experience in vegetable gardening and urban agriculture to community members and encourage the consumption of local fruits and vegetables.

Healthy Families Houston

We are a free, evidence-based, intensive, home visitation program. We focus on strengthening family bonds, improving healthy child growth and development, encouraging healthy birth spacing, decreasing child abuse and neglect, and linking clients to needed resources and services.

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Nurse-Family Partnership

Nurse-Family Partnership is a health program that assists low-income women who are pregnant with their first child. Program participants are paired with a registered nurse who educates, helps you to develop useful skills and monitors your progress from pregnancy until the baby’s second birthday.

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Dental Services

We offer comprehensive dental care to adults and children (starting at six months) and teach you how to maintain good oral health. 

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Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

WIC safeguards the health of low-income pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating including breastfeeding promotion and support, and referrals to health care.

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We protect Houston communities from vaccine-preventable diseases.

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