Texas Probate and Estate Settlement
Requesting Death Certificates Department of Vital Records
Cost of copy: $20.00
Bureau of Vital Statistics
Texas Department of Health
P.O. Box 12040
Austin, TX 78711-2040
Remarks: State office has records since 1903. Additional copies of the death record ordered at the same time are $3.00 each.
Personal check or money order should be made payable to Bureau of Vital Statistics. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (512) 458-7111. This is a recorded message.
Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the internet at Texas Department of Health.