Birth / Death Certificate

Vital Statistics Division City Clerk's Office
2401 Market Street
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Requests received in person are processed immediately.
For any questions please call (281) 420-6504 EXT 8139.


Obtaining a Birth or Death Certificate

In Person By Mail
In Person - Spanish By Mail - Spanish
Summary Birth Index Forms of ID

How do I obtain a birth certificate in person?

Complete the In Office Application for Birth and Death Record listing the individual's name, date of birth, father's name and mother's maiden name. Present the completed form, a valid picture I.D. and payment to the City Clerk's Office window at Baytown City Hall, 2401 Market Street, Baytown, Texas 77520. The service is available Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Your request will be processed immediately.

What if I don't have valid identification?

If you have lost all forms of identification, you may have your parent, sibling, grandparent or a child request the birth certificate for you.

How do I obtain a birth certificate by mail?

Complete the Mail In Application for Birth and Death Record listing the individual's name, date of birth, father's name and mother's maiden name. This form also includes a Notarized Proof of Identification and an Affidavit of Personal Knowledge.
Mail the completed form, payment and a photocopy of your valid photo ID to:

City of Baytown
City Clerk's Office Vital Statistics
P.O. Box 424
Baytown, Tx 77522-0424


What types of birth certificates are available?

The long form includes all of the information about the child, the hospital, the place of birth and both of the parents. This form is only available for children born within the city limits of Baytown

The short form includes the name of the child, date of birth, parents names, sex, county and state file number.


How much does a birth certificate cost?

$23 a copy for either type of form: Certified Copy 5x7 or Certified Copy Long Form.

How many copies can I get?

Three copies per transaction

How do I obtain a death certificate in person?

Complete the In Office Application for Birth and Death Record listing the individual's name, date of death, father's name and mother's maiden name. Present the completed form, a valid picture I.D. and payment to the City Clerk's Office window at Baytown City Hall, 2401 Market Street, Baytown, Texas 77520.

The service is available Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Your request will be processed immediately.

How do I obtain a death certificate by mail?

Complete the Mail In Application for Birth and Death Record listing the individual's name, date of death, father's name and mother's maiden name. This form also includes a Notarized Proof of Identification and an Affidavit of Personal Knowledge.

Mail the completed form, payment and a photocopy of your valid photo ID to:

City of Baytown
City Clerk's Office Vital Statistics
P.O. Box 424
Baytown, Tx 77522-0424


How much does a death certificate cost?

The first certified copy is $21.00. Each additional copy is $4.00

What death certificates are available?

Death certificates are available only for individuals who passed away within the city limits of Baytown.