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Birth Records

Death Records




Birth Certificates


Our Vital Statistics office files all birth records for those occurring within the city limits of Abilene with some exceptions. Certified copies of these records may be obtained in person or by mail from the Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District. Only qualified applicants will be allowed to purchase a birth certificate.

The following persons may apply:

To order in person:
  1. Print, fill out and deliver a Birth Certificate Request Form or come to the Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District, 850 N. 6th Street, Abilene, Texas and complete a form.
  2. Payment in the form of cash, check or money order made payable to the Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District.
  3. The cost for a Birth Certificate is $23.00 each, per name, per request.
  4. The certificates will be ready for pick up the following business day.


To order by mail:
Print, fill out and submit a Birth Certificate Request Form to:

Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District
Vital Statistics Office
P.O. Box 2818
Abilene, Texas 79604-2818

OR

  1. Write a letter of request to include all of the following:
    • Name on birth certificate
    • Date of birth
    • The father's full name
    • The mother's full Maiden name
    • Applicant's name
    • Applicant's relationship
    • Purpose of the request
    • Number of certificates requested
    • Applicant's return mailing address
  2. Enclose a photocopy of the applicant's drivers license or valid picture ID.
  3. Payment in the form of a check or money order made payable to the Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District.
  4. The cost for a Birth Certificate is $23.00 each, per name, per request.

    Forms submitted without payment in full will not be processed.

The certificate(s) will be mailed back to you the next business day after the request has been received.



Death Certificates

Death Certificates are filed for all those occurring within the city limits of Abilene and JP Precinct One. Certified copies of these records may be obtained in person or by mail by qualified applicants only.

The following persons may apply:

To order in person:

  1. Print, fill out and deliver a Death Certificate Request Form or come to the Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District, 850 N. 6th Street, Abilene, Texas and complete a form.
  2. Payment in the form of cash, check or money order made payable to the Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District.
  3. The cost for a Death Certificate is $21.00 for one copy and $4.00 for each additional copy, per name, per request. 
  4. The certificates will be ready for pick up the following business day.

To order by mail:
Print, fill out and submit a Death Certificate Request Form to:

Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District
Vital Statistics Section
P.O. Box 2818
Abilene, Texas 79604-2818

OR

  1. Write a letter of request to include all of the following:
    • Name on death certificate
    • Date of death
    • Applicant's name
    • Applicant's relationship to the deceased
    • Purpose of the request
    • Number of certificates requested
    • Applicant's return mailing address
  2. Enclose a photocopy of the applicant's drivers license or valid picture ID.
  3. Payment in the form of a check or money order made payable to the Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District.
  4. The cost for a Death Certificate is $21.00 for one copy and $4.00 for each additional copy, per name, per request.

    Forms submitted without payment in full will not be processed.

The certificate(s) will be mailed back to you the next business day after the request has been received.


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