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The Texas Home Visiting Program

 

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Order birth certificates, death certificates, and birth, death, marriage, and divorce verification letters through Texas.gov, the official eGovernment site for the State of Texas, for fast, affordable service.

Vital Statistics Forms

Birth Certificate for Election Identification

Qualified Applicant/Proper Identification Requirements

 

UPDATED – Revised Polices in Response to Supreme Court Ruling

DSHS is implementing revised policies and will also amend certain vital events forms and records in response to the June 26, 2015 Supreme Court ruling in Obergefell and the July 7, 2015, U.S. District Court ruling in DeLeon. The revised policies have been updated (as of August 24, 2015). Click here for additional information.

 

Services Provided by the Vital Statistics Unit

Birth/Death

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Certified Birth Certificate

Certified Death Certificate

Birth/Death Verification

Birth/Death Amendments

Heirloom Birth Certificates

Apostille

Delayed Birth Record Registration

Disinterment Permit

Frequently Asked Questions

Marriage/Divorce

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Marriage/Divorce Verification

Heirloom Wedding Anniversary Certificate

Marriage/Divorce Indexes

Frequently Asked Questions

Adoption

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Adoption and Adoptee Information

Adoption forms

Frequently Asked Questions

Adoptee/Birth Relative Reunion Registry (CAR)

Paternity/Parentage

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Notice of Intent to Claim Paternity - Paternity Registry

New birth certificate based on parentage

Frequently Asked Questions

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Last updated August 24, 2015