Death Certificates

  • To obtain a certified copy of a Death Certificate, the record must belong to you or you must be one of the following:  a legal representative, personal representative or agent, an immediate family member, or the registrant who has a direct and tangible interest in the record and who shall have a significant legal relationship to the person whose record is requested.

  • The fee for a certified copy of a Death Certificate is $21.00 for the first copy and $4.00 for each additional copy.

  • You must fill out the Application for Birth or Death Certificate in full.  Send in the completed and notarized form, a copy of your Driver's License for identification and the fee to the address printed on the application. If you do not have a Driver's License, contact us for a list of alternative documents that can be used for identification.

  • Death Certificates 25 years and older are open to the public.

  • You may search Death Certificates that are filed with our office by going to Online Records Search here.  You cannot view Death Certificate images online.

801 W. Division
Orange,
TX
77630
Fax: 409-882-7012

Monday - Friday
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