Dallas County Clerk
Birth Certificates - 21st Floor
Renaissance Tower - 1201 Elm Street, 21st and 22nd Floor, Dallas, TX 75270
New laws effecting the purchase of Birth Records
September 1, 2015
Effective June 1, 2015 the Dallas County Clerk's Offices will no longer
accept the Matricula Consular Card as verification of identity for purchase of birth certificates or for obtaining confidential records.
****If you were born within the City of Dallas city limits please contact the City of Dallas Bureau of Vital Statistics at (214) 670-3248.
Short (Abstract) Form Birth Certificate:
The short (abstract) form birth certificate contains basic information.
The short (abstract) form can be used to apply for a government issued ID, enrollment in school or sports, and for work related issues. When applying, please indicate the type of form you are requesting as no refunds will be issued.
For your convenience, we have provided the following payment options:
1201 Elm St., Ste. 2100A
Dallas, TX 75270
The following information is required:
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
Dallas County Clerk’s Office
Dallas County Clerk's Office
Records issued from the offices below are in abstract form only. If you need the long form birth certificate, you will need to request it form the State Bureau of Vital Statistics in Austin.
Substations:Call for hours of operation, form of payment, and address. For Short (Abstract) Form Birth Certificates only.
For additional questions or concerns, you may email CCVitalRecords@dallascounty.org.