Location & Contact Information
1702 Horne Road, Room 21
(361) 826-7229, (361) 826-7233, (361) 826-1344
To obtain a Birth Certificate for someone you must be an immediate family member:
Parent - Your name must be on the Birth Certificate you are requesting.
Sibling - You must have the same parents, and provide us with a copy of your birth certificate for verification.
Grandparent - You must provide a copy of your child's Birth Certificate to show the relationship to the grandchild.
Spouse - To obtain a Birth Certificate for your spouse, you must provide an ID showing the same last name as your spouse, and a medical or automobile insurance card also showing both names on the card.
Child - To obtain a Birth Certificate for your parent, we need to verify that their name is on your Birth Certificate.
For more information or to order a copy of a birth certificate, either online or print and mail, go to the Health District, Vital Records website.