System Availability Notice:
Standard USPS Shipping orders' current processing time: approximately 4 weeks
Same-Day Processing Ordering Hours:
Monday-Thursday 8:00a-2:00p, Friday 8:00a-12:00p (noon)
Orders placed outside these times will be processed the following business day.
Same-Day Processing Pick Up Hours:
Monday-Thursday 8:00a-4:00p and Friday 8:00a-2:00p
Please Note: On Saturdays, Sundays, & Holidays, Online Ordering is not available. Only Standard USPS Shipping delivery ONLY.
Same-Day Processing orders can be made starting each Monday at 8:00am.
If ID is not attached at the time of the request, does not meet the requirements of the State of Texas, or you are not deemed a qualified applicant, your order will be denied and the $6 convenience fee will be withheld from your refund.
Updated: 06/21/2022 CRG
Welcome to the City of Houston's Birth and Death Certificate online ordering system. Requests will be processed between Monday through Thursday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, and Fridays, 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.
Please note the following:
|Certified Birth Certificate or Birth Fact||$23.00 ea|
|Certified Death Certificate||$21.00|
*An additional $6 convienence fee will be applied to all online orders. This is not refundable.
STANDARD USPS SHIPPING
The current processing time is approximately 4 weeks.
Expedited service, available for pick-up without waiting in person.
Same-Day Processing is available if the complete order is placed by 2:00 pm (CST) Monday-Thursday or 12:00 pm (CST) Friday; these orders are typically ready for pick up 2 hours after a complete application is submitted. Any order placed after those times will be available for pick up after 10:00 am (CST) the next business day.
You will receive multiple emails: the first email confirms the order was received; the final email indicates the order is ready for pick up. Your order will not be ready for pick up until the final email is received.
You may check the progress by using the Online Order Tracker (City of Houston Health Department Online Birth Certificate Requests (permitium.com)
Houston Health Department
Note: Orders not picked up 30 days after the order has been completed will be mailed and no refunds will be approved.