Welcome to the City of Houston's birth certificate online ordering system. Online requests will be processed during normal business hours, Monday through Thursday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm., Friday 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Please be advised:

    • Birth records for Houston and surrounding areas are available back to 1906.
    • If your birth occurred outside of our registration district, but within the State of Texas, you will be issued an Abstract Record which is still a certified legal document.






The State Office is requiring that all applicants upload a form of identification when submitting their application. Click on the button below for information on the forms of identification acceptable.

Click here for list of forms of identification



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The Following Vital Records May Be Requested Online:

Certified Birth Certificate (Standard Size - 8" X 11") $23.00 ea

*A $4 convienence fee will be applied to all online orders


Shipping and Same Day Pickup Options

Regular US Mail
Arrives via regular U.S. mail in 10-14 business days.
$3.00 ea

Same Day Pickup
Place your order before 2:00pm and pick up onsite within 90 minutes. Orders placed after 2:00pm will be processed the next business day. All pick-up orders are considered same-day processing.
You will be contacted via phone, text and email when order is ready.

$11.00 ea
Next Day Mail
Place your order before 2pm and certificate arrives the next business day via overnight mail (Overnight delivery within the USA). Orders placed after 2pm will be processed the next business day.
$48.00 ea

For More Information, Contact:

City of Houston Health Department
8000 North Stadium Drive
Houston, TX 77054

Phone: 713.837.0311

Houston Health Department Website (CLICK HERE)


For Technical Support, Contact:

Permitium Software
Email: help@permitium.com
Phone: (855) 642-2453

Same Day Orders - Available for Pick-Up:

Monday - Thursday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM