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Records Management  -  Death Records

To obtain a certified copy of a death certificate, contact the county of which the death occurred. If the county of death is unknown, contact the Texas Department of State and Health Services ? Vital Statistics.

How to Obtain a Death Record from Another County or State

The Brazoria County Clerk’s Office records consist of all the deaths recorded since 1903 to the present. To search Brazoria County’s death index, go to the "Searches"  tab and Search Our Records.

If the County Clerk’s Office does not receive the Death Application and/or Identification within 48 hours after the payment has been submitted, a refund will be processed (convenience fee excluded).

Qualified Applicant:

The parent, child, sibling, spouse, grandparent, informant or managing conservator.

A death record is public information and available to the public on and after the 25th anniversary of the date of death as shown on the record.


Proper Identification:
The qualified applicant MUST present a Valid Government or State Issued Picture Identification

$21.00 for the First Certified Copy
$ 4.00 for Each Additional Copy

Method of Payment:
Cash, Credit Card (convenience fee)
Cashiers Check or Money Order (payable to Brazoria County Clerk)
Personal Checks are NOT ACCEPTED

In-Office Request for Certificate:
Walk into any of following offices during business hours to obtain a certificate within minutes.

Please Note - Physical Addresses ONLY - Mail is NOT received at these addresses.

Angleton - Main Office - East Annex (old Wal-Mart building on Hwy. 35)
1524 E. Mulberry #152
Angleton, TX 77515
979-864-1355 Angleton Area
979-388-1355 Brazosport Area
281-756-1355 Houston Area
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Holiday Schedule

Manvel Substation
7313 Corporate Drive
Manvel, TX 77578
281-756-2426 Houston Area
281-692-1372 Fax
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed for Lunch 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Holiday Schedule

Pearland Substation
2436 S. Grand, Ste 106
Pearland, TX 77581
281-412-3399 Houston Area
281-692-1372 Fax
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed for Lunch 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Holiday Schedule

Effective 9-1-15, Senate Bill 200 requires a person applying for a certified copy of a birth or death record by mail, email or fax to provide notarized proof of identity before the record can be issued.

Certificate Request by Mail:
To obtain a certificate by mail:

Complete the Birth / Death Application form OR Send a letter providing the following information

Include a copy of the applicant’s valid picture ID, signed and notarized proof of identification form and an accepted method of payment. Please provide a legible return address and day time telephone number (if available). Allow 5 - 7 days for delivery.

Mail To:
Brazoria County Clerk’s Office
Attn: Vital Statistics
111 E. Locust Suite 200
Angleton, TX 77515

Certificate Request Paid by Credit Card:
To obtain a certificate by Credit Card (MasterCard, Visa, & Discover):
**See Below for Expedited Services Please allow 5 - 7 days for delivery - Once the complete death certificate request is received and verified by the County Clerk’s Office.

Expedited Mail Service:

To request Expedited Services for a Certificate Paid by Credit Card:
The death request will be processed the same day it is received and verified by the County Clerk’s Office