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Should you have any questions you may contact our Vital Statistics Department at 972-548-4185 or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org
The following may apply for a Birth Certificate:
You must be a qualified applicant in order to apply for a birth certificate
(a parent, grandparent, sibling or yourself). Any one
else must have a signed (original) notarized statement authorizing them (naming
them) to pick up the birth certificate. This statement must include a
copy of your government issued ID. The person named in your request must
present their original government issued ID also.
The following information is required:
- Full name as it appears on birth record
- Date and county of birth
- Parents' names, including mother's maiden name
- Your relationship to person named on certificate
- Your mailing address
- Purpose of record
- In writing you will need to send a copy of your valid government issued
- In person you will need to provide your original valid government
- Cost per copy is $23.00, payable to the Collin County Clerk
- Please do not send cash through the mail
- Turn around time is 7 business days when applying by mail. If you
apply for the birth certificate in person, we will print it out for
you while you wait.
- For more information call 972-548-4185 Metro 972-424-1460 ex. 1+4185
The above information is required by Statute Texas Administrative
Code Sec. 181.28 http://www.sos.state.tx.us/tac.
Birth records are considered confidential information; therefore, all
requirements must be met. If you are unable to meet the requirements,
please contact the State Bureau of Vital Statistics in Austin. The toll-free
phone number is (888) 963-7111. The fax number is (512) 458-7506.
Birth records are not normally available in the County
Clerk's Office for approximately one (1) to two (2) weeks following date
of birth. For other counties, no sooner than three (3) weeks from date
Any Texas Birth Certificate may be purchased in Collin County. The county
has a remote access system to the State's records dating from 1926 to
Birth Records Prior to 1903 - Collin County started
keeping official records in 1903, but we do have delayed Birth Certificates
prior to 1903. For information on genealogical searches, contact the Genealogy
Collection at the State Archives Library at 512-463-5463. Or you may contact
the County Clerk's office in the county where the birth took place.