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Each certified copy of a birth certificate is $23. You can get one from our office or online with proper identification.
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We can only provide birth certificates if you were born in Texas. Please contact the state registrar in the state you were born.
The abstract (short-form) birth certificate only contains the individual's:
The original long-form birth certificate will contain detailed information regarding the birthplace including hospital name, city of birth, and additional parent information. It is advisable when applying for a passport that you obtain the long-form version of your certificate.