Birth & Death Records


The fee for a Birth Certificate is $23.00. The fee for a Death Certificate is $21.00 and $ 4.00 for each additional.

Birth Records are confidential for 75 years. Death Records are confidential for 25 years. Health and Safety Code, Chapter 678, Sec. 195.003.  At this time vital records are not available online. You may come into the office and search the Indexes for records that are open to the public to view.

An applicant must provide all necessary information and show proper identification prior to obtaining the certificate.  Only a qualified applicant may obtain a copy of a birth or death certificate.

  • Our office has death certificates for those that occur in Walker County only.
  • Any Texas birth certificate may be purchased in Walker County.

This office uses a remote access system to the State's records for dating, at this time, from 1926 to the present.

 Qualified Applicant:
• The parent, child, brother, sister, spouse, grandparent, legal guardian or managing conservator.

 Certificate by Mail:
To obtain a birth or death certificate by mail:

  • complete the application
  • complete the notarized proof of identification
  • make a legible copy of the applicant's valid driver's license or other valid identification
  • include a cashier’s check or money order payable to Walker County Clerk.
  • Please provide a legible return address and day telephone number (if available).

Mailing Address:

Walker Clerk's Office

1100 University Ave, Suite 201

Huntsville, TX 77320

Click Below to Download Application

Birth or Death Application

Notarized Proof of Identification

Qualified Applicant/Proper Identification Requirements


Click on the following link to visit the Texas Bureau of Vital Statistics site

Birth & Death Indexes

Birth Certificate for Election Identification

Birth/Death Amendments

Heirloom Birth Certificates

Delayed Birth Record Registration



The penalty for knowingly making a false statement when applying for a birth or death record can be 2-10 years in Prison and up to a $10,000 fine.

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