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We are an authorized online vital records ordering service for Harris County Clerk's Office.

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.

Phone 866-281-6860
Fax 888-985-2523
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About Vital Records from Harris County Clerk's Office

Harris County Clerk's Office
Harris County Clerk’s Office files and maintains vital records including Birth certificates for events occurring in in the state of TX. Records date back as far as 1926 for Birth.


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

Birth Certificate - Short Form

An authorized, certified birth certificate copy that can typically be used for travel, passport, proof of citizenship, social security, driver's license, school registration, personal identification, and other legal purposes. Birth Certificates are available for events that occurred in Harris County, TX.


Why should you trust VitalChek?

4 million
vital documents processed per year

More than 35 years
of experience

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