​Vital Statistics - 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. 

Long Form Birth Certificate 
(Search and/or Certified Copy)
Short Form Abstract Birth Certificate
(Search and/or Certified Copy)
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 Methods Accepted

  • Cash
  • Business Checks Only
  • 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

Not Accepted

  • No contactless payments such as Apple Pay, Google Pay, or Samsung Pay
  • No personal checks