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Services and Fees

Refunds will not be issued for any vital record searched and not found.  The search fee is not refundable and not transferrable. Fees are subject to change. 

ServiceFee
Long Form Birth Certificate 
(Search and/or Certified Copy)
$23
Short Form Abstract Birth Certificate
(Search and/or Certified Copy)
$23
Death Certificate (Search and/or Certified Copy)$21
Additional Death Certificates (Certified Copy of the same death record ordered at the same time)$4
Notary Service for each document notarized​$6
Subpoena Fee$1 plus the cost of the records
Mail Fee$1


Payment Types (No Personal Checks Accepted)

  • Cash
  • Business Checks, no personal checks
  • Money Orders or Cashier's Check
    • Make checks and money orders payable to City of Dallas
  • Debit/Credit Card (VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover, Diners)
    • Card holder must have a valid ID
    • Card holder name must be printed on credit card