Vital Records Fees & Payment Information

Records Building - 500 Elm Street, Suite 2100, Dallas, TX 75202
Phone: (214) 653-7099  |  Fax: (214) 653-7176
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday (except for court approved holidays)

Payment Methods Accepted

No personal checks are accepted.

  • Cash
  • Money order
  • Cashier’s check
  • Business checks

Please make money orders, cashier's checks and business checks payable to John F. Warren, Dallas County Clerk.

  • Credit/Debit cards
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Filing Fees

Effective June 1, 2015
Do to changes in the law, the County Clerk's Offices will no longer accept the Matricula Consular Card as verification of identity for purchase of birth, death, or marriage certificates or for obtaining confidential records.



Filing Fees Effective January 1, 2014

Marriage License without Certificate$80.00
Marriage License with Certificate -$21.00
Informal Marriage License$46.00

Service Request Fees

Marriage License (Search and/or Certified Copy)$10.00
Birth Certificates (Search and/or Certified Copy)$23.03
Death Certificates (Search and/or Certified Copy)$21.00 (1st copy)
Additional Death Certificates$4.00

Please note:  A non-refundable fee for the record search will apply to ALL UNSUCCESSFUL SEARCH REQUESTS i.e., birth certificates, death certificates, and marriage request. The search fee will apply to all name search request.