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Death Certificates: FAQ

HOW CAN I OBTAIN A DEATH CERTIFICATE?

By mailing in a notarized application or by going to one of our County Clerk Offices listed above.

WHAT IS THE FEE FOR A DEATH CERTIFICATE?

  • $21.00 for the first certified copy.
  • $4.00 for each additional certified copy.

HOW DO I CORRECT A DEATH CERTIFICATE?

Visit the Texas Department of Health: Birth and Death Amendments webpage for instructions. Alternatively, you can complete the Death Certificate Amendment Application and mail it to the Texas Vital Statistics Department as indicated on the form​​.

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