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The City Secretary’s Office will not process Vitals from 9:30 am to noon on Tuesday, April 18th. Thank you for understanding while we complete this mandatory training.

The Office of the City Secretary maintains vital statistics for all births that occurred within the City of College Station. A birth certificate may only be obtained by the person of record or by a qualified applicant who presents qualifying identification.

Unqualified applicants needing to verify births or deaths may receive a birth or death verification stating whether a record of birth or death is on file with the City of College Station. If a record is filed, the verification letter will include the person's name, the date of the event, and the county where the event occurred. Verification letters are not considered legal substitutes for certified copies of birth or death certificates.

Applications for birth certificates and verifications are below. Please see the second page of each application for instructions.

Processing Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Applications can also be obtained from the Office of the City Secretary. The application for a birth certificate must be presented in person or sent in with proper photo identification, be notarized, and include a check, money order or cash for the correct amount.

Please Note

  • Long form birth certificates before 1987 and death certificates before 1990 can be obtained at the Brazos County Clerks Office at 300 E 26th St#120 in Bryan, Texas. Phone: 979-361-4528
  • Payment must be made with cash (no bills larger than $20.00), check or money order.
  • We do not accept debit or credit cards.
  • Certificates are available by mail for an additional $8.00.

For more information, please contact the Office of the City Secretary at:

Mailing:     P.O. Box 9960, College Station, Texas 77842
Physical:   1101 Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas 77840
Phone (979) 764-5016
Fax (979) 764-6377

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Last updated: 4/19/2017 12:56:19 PM