Certified Copy of a Death Certificate

The Texas Department of State Health Services Vital Statistics Unit does not publish searchable death indexes on our website.  Applicants interested in finding out if a record is on file in our office must request a death verification in writing.  For information on record verification, go to our Verifications of a Birth or Death page

For frequently asked questions, visit the Frequently Asked Questions page.


Ordering Death Certificates


By Mail


Last updated September 25, 2018