(8-31-20) The Waco-McLennan County Public Health District will not be able to issue birth certificates for clients born outside of Waco due to technical issues from the State of Texas Vital Statistics Office. We apologize for the inconvenience and will update everyone as soon as the technical issues are resolved.
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Vital Statistics Division of the Waco-McLennan County Public Health District will begin accepting appointments for birth and death certificates on Monday, May 11, 2020.
Appointments will be scheduled on a first-come first-serve basis. The Health District is constantly monitoring the COVID-19 situation and will release more information when services return to normal.
Please call 254-750-5462 to schedule your appointment.
Effective September 1, 2015, Senate Bill 200, article 5 amended Section 191.0031 of the Texas Health and Safety Code to state that a local registrar may not issue a certified copy of a record to a person who has applied for the record by mail, fax, or email unless the person has provided a notarized proof of identity.
NOTE: A NOTARIZED PROOF OF IDENTITY IS INCLUDED ON PAGE 2 OF THE BIRTH AND DEATH APPLICATION.
THE PROOF OF IDENTITY MUST BE COMPLETED TO OBTAIN A BIRTH OR DEATH CERTIFICATE BY MAIL, FAX OR EMAIL.
Note: E-mail requests will be answered at the earliest convenience.
To request a birth or death certificate, fill out the form below. This form can be either faxed or mailed.
Expedited services is available for birth and death certificates if needed. Requests are processed within 3-5 working days. The expedited service fee ensures the request will be processed the same day of receipt. The charge for the expedited service is $10.00.
Vital Statistics - Waco-McLennan County Public Health District
225 W. Waco Drive
Waco, Texas 76707
Fax to: (254) 750-5455
When faxing the application, please be sure to include a phone number. Our cashier will call for credit card information and process your payment.