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The Vital Statistics Section (VSS) maintains vital records for the state of Texas, including, birth and death certificates, marriage applications, and divorce records.

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We are currently experiencing longer processing times for birth, death, marriage, and divorce records. Our commitment to protect your information, may mean longer reviews on some applications. Processing times vary based on type of record and ordering method.

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Last updated October 15, 2019