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Birth & Death Records


BIRTH & DEATH RECORDS
The Vital Statistics Office issues and maintains birth and death certificates for the City of Edinburg. The office serves as a remote birth certificate printing location for the Texas Department of State Health Services and is able to issue abstract birth certificates to individuals born in the State of Texas

FEES: 
Certified Birth Certificate - $23.00 
Certified Death Certificate - $21.00
Each Additional Death Certificate - $4.00 
Birth Record Search Fee - $22.00 
Death Record Search Fee - $20.00

METHODS OF PAYMENT: 
Cash
Check (Self/Personal Check)
Credit/Debit Card (Must belong to the card holder)

VITALCHEK 
VitalChek is an official source for government-issued vital records. Provides secure online ordering through partnerships within the country. The City of Edinburg is the only Rio Grande Valley municipality to provide this service to out-of-town or out-of-state residents who are unable to pick their birth certificate at Edinburg City Hall. More information and FAQs: www.vitalchek.com

TEXAS BUREAU OF VITAL STATISTIC CONTACT INFORMATION (TXBVS)
1100 W. 49th Street
Austin, Texas 78756
1-888-963-7111

CONFIDENTIALITY
A Birth Certificate is available to the public on and after the 75th anniversary of the date of birth as shown on the record filed with the Vital Statistics Unit or Local Registration Official.

A Death Certificate is available to the public on and after the 25th anniversary of the date of death as shown on the record filed with the Vital Statistics Unit or Local Registration Official.

It is a felony to falsify information on the document. The penalty for knowingly making a false statement on this form or for signing a form which contains a false statement is 2 to 10 years imprisonment and a fine up to $10,000. HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE, CHAPTER 195, SECTION 195.003

Effective as of March 2014, The City of Edinburg NO longer issues “Wallet” size birth certificates.