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We are an authorized online vital records ordering service for Galveston County Health District.

That means we can process your request fast, affordably, and securely. The only thing faster is doing it in person – but that’s not always possible or convenient, and that’s why we’re here.

Galveston County Health District 9850A Emmett F. Lowery Expressway Suite A 114 Texas City, TX, 77591
Phone 409-765-2517
Fax 409-765-2590
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About Vital Records from Galveston County Health District

Galveston County Health District (Galveston County Vital Records) issues certified copies of Galveston County birth certificates and Galveston County death certificates for events which occurred within Galveston County. Statewide birth certificates are also issued by Galveston County Vital Records, for events occurring outside of Galveston County from 1927 to present. You may order copies of Galveston County vital records through VitalChek on an expedited basis.

Identification Requirements:
Galveston Vital Records requires all applicants to submit a copy of their valid, government issued ID such as a current, non-expired Driver's License that includes a photograph. You will be presented with an Authorization Form at the end of your order that includes specific instructions. When faxing your identification, please enlarge and lighten to ensure your fax is legible. Your order will not be processed until a legible form of identification is received.


Although VitalChek attempts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this site, state and agency information is subject to change without notice. VitalChek makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information herein and assumes no liability with respect to such information.

Available Texas (TX) Vital Record Types


A certified copy of a death record that can typically be used to obtain death benefits, claim insurance proceeds, notify social security and other legal purposes. Death Certificates are available for events that occurred in Galveston County.


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