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​Walk-In Services

How To Request a Birth or Death Certificate

 

In Person: By Appointment

 

Bring a completed application with you or you may complete one in person before standing in line. 

Follow the arrow sign and stand in Appointments Line for a customer service representative to assist you. 

Appointments will be verified. 


Schedule Appointment


In Person: Walk-In

Bring a completed application with you or you may complete one in person before standing in line. 

Please stand in main line for a customer service representative to assist you. 

Customers with an appointment will be served first.

 

Online

Apply online at vitalchek.com (Additional fees apply)

 

By Phone

Call VitalChek at 800-380-1138 (Additional fees apply)

 

By Mail

Download application or see Mail Request Checklist on the back for instructions.

Same day walk-in lobby service for:

  • Birth Certificates (generally available 7 business days after birth occurs)
  • Birth Abstract (certificates from State records for all births outside of Dallas in Texas) 
  • Acknowledgement of Paternity (call 214-670-3248 to schedule an appointment)
  • Funeral Home Service
  • Notary Service

Office Hours

    8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday