Texas Electronic Registrar - Death Registration Information for Funeral Services Providers

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Texas Electronic Death Registration Update for Funeral Directors


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New On-Line Training Course for Texas Electronic Registrar

 

  • Convenient & 100% Online
  • 24 x 7 Anywhere, Anytime Access
  • Easy to Use, On-Demand
  • Earn Continuing Education Credits
  • Self-Registration
  • Secure, Hosted Environment
  • Use the Search & Reference Library as Needed

 

New Legislation Requiring Electronic Death Registration

House Bill 1739, which mandates electronic death registration for funeral homes and medical certifiers, was signed by the Governor on June 15, 2007, and takes effect on September 1, 2007.Section 193.002 of the Texas Health & Safety Code will now require the person in charge of interment or in charge of removal of a body from a registration district for disposition to file death certificates electronically as specified by the State Registrar.

Enroll in Texas Electronic Death Registration Using the Online Application Form

Go Here to Register for TER Online Registration

Enroll in Texas Electronic Death Registration Using the Fax Application Form

If you are having problems with the online request form you may also print off the fax request form, completed registration form, and fax it to 512-458-7233: Click here to download the fax application (66K Doc)

Click here to download our new Texas Electronic Death Quick Reference Guide (422 KB PDF)

If you attended a training, you should have several resource documents that you received at that time. These documents are also available below.


TER Resources for Funeral Service Providers
Name Type of File and Size
Step-by-step Power Point presentation for Funeral Directors and Funeral Service Providers PowerPoint 10.7MB
PowerPoint presentation for Funeral Service Providers on how to Add and Modify Texas Electronic Death Users and Funeral Directors in the Texas Electronic Death Registration System PowerPoint 1.3MB
Training guide for Funeral Directors for Texas Electronic Death Registration DOC 952KB (zip)
Training guide for Funeral Directors for Texas Electronic Death Registration in PDF Format PDF 1.1MB
Funeral Home "Quick Start Guide" DOC 139KB
Keyboard Tips Sheet DOC 29KB
TER Quick Reference Guide PDF 422KB

 


Anyone purchasing a new computer system or changing/upgrading a current system for TER-Death will want to keep the following vendor preferred recommendations in mind:

  • A computer with a 1.0 GHz processor or faster (Recommended but not required)
  • 512MB of RAM or more (Recommended but not required)
  • Windows XP operating system (Recommended but not required)
  • Web Browser with Flash Player (Flash 7.0 or greater) (Flash Player can be downloaded free from the Adobe Website)
  • 1024 x 768 resolution monitor (Can be adjusted using your monitor settings)
  • Internet access at 56K or better (A dial-up modum can be used)
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader (Adobe Acrobat Reader can be downloaded free from the Adobe Website)
Last updated December 16, 2013