No liability on this office for lost orders through delivery service or regular mail once it leaves this office.


Welcome to the City of Wichita Falls - Vital Records Office Vital Statistics Division birth and death certificate online ordering system. Requests will be processed during business hours, Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm.

This is an official request from the Vital Statistics Division in Wichita Falls, Texas. Birth and Death Certificates are legal documents and will be treated as such.  The information contained in this request is considered private. Please be sure to complete all fields within the order and upload the required information.

You will be notified by email when your order has been approved.  At that time, your order is ready for pick-up, or your document will be mailed within one business day.

The payment will be paid through Permitium Payments.  The charge will show on your credit card statement as 'PermVitalRecs'. This is a secure and trusted provider of payment services.

The Vital Records Office is responsible for filing births and deaths that occurred in the city limits of Wichita Falls. We are able to issue certified birth certificates for anyone that was born in Texas and certified death certificates for anyone that died in the city limits of Wichita Falls. For any deaths that occurred in surrounding towns of Wichita Falls, these records should be filed with the Wichita County Offices. Please call our office to verify before sending in a request.

All certificates issued from this office are certified copies of the original record on security paper that meets state requirements, which bears our Health Department Seal and the Texas State Health Department Seal within the paper. We do NOT use an embossed seal per the Texas Administrative Code Title 25 Part 1 Chapter 181 Subchapter B Rule 1813.28 –C- Security Features. The Texas Administrative Code can be found at 

Processing of Birth and Death Certificate Applications:

- You will receive an email notification when your application has successfully been submitted into the online ordering system.

- You may receive a second email notification or a phone call if our office has questions regarding your order or needs additional information to process your request.

- Once your application has been Approved, a confirmation email will be sent to notify you that your document is ready for pick-up, or will be mailed the following business day.

- If your application has been Denied, you will be notified by email.  The payment amount for your order, less processing fees (Service, Credit Card, Vital Verify) will be refunded to the card you used. 


* Warning: The penalty for knowingly making a false statement in this form can be 2-10 years in prison and a fine up to $10,000 (Health and Safety Code 195.003) 


The Department of State Health Services requires all applicants to submit a form of identification when submitting an application for a vital record. Please click on the link below below for a list of acceptable forms of identification. When utilizing the online ordering system, only  PRIMARY forms of identification will be accepted (Group A).

Click here for list of forms of identification

Qualified applicants for birth or death records: please click the link below to see who is eligible to request a record.  Please note that these are legal documents and restrictions do apply.

Click here for FAQs on applying for a Birth/Death Certificate

Back to the Wichita Falls, TX Vital Statistics Office Website

The Following Vital Records May Be Requested Online:
Certified Birth Certificate $23.00 ea
Certified Death Certificate

Additional Certified Copies $4.00 each


*An additional $4 service fee will be applied to all online orders
*An additional $0.35 'Vital Verify' fee will be applied to all Delivery orders. 


Shipping Options


Standard Shipping - Regular USPS

Please allow up to 7 business days for delivery (delays due to weather, holidays, etc. are possible)


Express Shipping

1-4 Business Days (Weather Permitted)



You will be asked to select the method of receiving the certificates during the application. You will be notified by us once we have processed your application and the certificates are out for mail or ready for pickup.


For More Information, Contact:

Wichita Falls Wichita County Public Health District Vital Records

1700 3rd St
Wichita Falls, TX 76301

Phone: 940-761-7800
Fax: 940-761-7693


For Technical Support, Contact:

Permitium Software