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Birth Record Forms

Use these forms for ordering or changing birth records.

Form Name Form Number
Texas Birth Certificate Application (PDF) or Order Online 24/7* VS-140
Texas Election Identification Birth Certificate Application (PDF) VS-141
Correcting a Birth Certificate (PDF) VS-170
Certificate of Birth Resulting in Stillbirth Application (DOC) VS-301 

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Death Record Forms

Use these forms for ordering or changing death records.

Form Name Form Number
Texas Death Certificate Application (PDF) or Order Online 24/7* VS-142
Correcting a Death Certificate (PDF)  VS-172
Disinterment Permit Application (DOC)  VS-271 
Disinterment Consent Form (PDF)  VS-271.1

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Marriage/Divorce Record Forms

Use these forms for ordering marriage/divorce records.

Form Name Form Number
Marriage/Divorce Verification Application (PDF) or Order Online 24/7* VS-142.9
Heirloom Anniversary Certificate Application (PDF) or Order Online 24/7 VS-142.9

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Adoption Forms

Use these forms for ordering, obtaining, or changing records for or because of adoptions

Form Name Form Number
Request for Identity of Court of Adoption (DOC) VS-143
Application for Non-Certified Copy of Original Birth Certificate (DOC) VS-145
Certificate of Adoption (PDF) VS-160
Validation Petition (PDF) VS-166.531
Validation Order (PDF) VS-166.532
Central Adoption Registry Request for Open Records (PDF) VS-210
Central Adoption Registry Application (PDF) VS-2271
Spanish Central Adoption Registry Application (DOC) VS-2271

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Paternity/Parentage Forms

Use these forms for paternity and parentage issues.

Form Name Form Number
Notice of Intent to Claim Paternity (PDF) VS-130
Paternity Registry Inquiry Request (PDF) VS-134
Acknowledgement of Paternity Inquiry Request (PDF) VS-134.1
Information on Suit Affecting the Family Relationship (excluding adoptions) VS-165
Inquiry of Court of Continuing Jurisdiction for a Child (PDF) VS-168
Correcting a Birth Certificate (PDF) VS-170


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Last updated September 8, 2020