The Office of Vital Statistics is responsible for ensuring that every birth and death occurring in the city limits of Amarillo and all of Potter County is properly registered and submitted to the State of Texas Bureau of Vital Statistics for recording.
Chat with a Vital Statistics Specialist
Chat live with a service representative beginning October 8th. Chat will be available during office hours Monday - Friday 8:00a.m to 5:00pm.
You will be able to:
- Request Birth/Death Certificates
Birth and Death Records
Certified Copies of Birth and Death Records
|Under Texas law birth and death records are confidential for seventy-five and twenty-five years, respectively, and can be obtained only by Qualified Applicants.|
|Due to changing state laws, a county or city-issued birth certificate may not be accepted by DMV departments in some states. If your state requires a state-issued birth certificate, you can order from the State of Texas at www.dshs.state.tx.us/vs .|
A qualified applicant can obtain a certified copy of a birth or death record in person or by mail. The application must be accompanied with an accepted form of identification and the appropriate fees. We process all requests the day they are received. A request can be made in person or by mail. For more information check our FAQ's page.