We are an authorized online vital records ordering service for City of Austin Office of Vital Records.
That means we can process your request fast, affordably, and securely. The only thing faster is doing it in person – but that’s not always possible or convenient, and that’s why we’re here.
About Vital Records from City of Austin Office of Vital Records
CITY OF AUSTIN VITAL RECORDS
Austin Vital Records issues certified copies of Austin birth certificates for events that occurred anywhere in the State of Texas and copies of Austin death certificates for events that occurred in the City of Austin only. You may order copies of Austin Vital Records through VitalChek on an expedited basis.
Although VitalChek attempts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this site, state and agency information is subject to change without notice. VitalChek makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information herein and assumes no liability with respect to such information.
Available Texas (TX) Vital Record Types
Short Form Birth Abstract (With Raised Seal)
A Birth Abstract is a certified birth certificate with a raised seal that can typically be used for passport, social security, driver license, school registration, personal identification, and most other legal purposes. These certified copies are available for currently filed births that occurred anywhere in the State of Texas from 1926 to present.
NOTE: In some instances, Birth Abstracts may not be accepted for passport issuance. If you are applying for a passport we suggest that you purchase a Long Form birth certificate. This office is able to issue Long Form birth certificates ONLY for persons born in the City of Austin from 1940 to present.
Birth Certificate - Long Form (With Raised Seal)
A Long Form birth certificate is a certified birth certificate with a raised seal that can typically be used for travel, passport, proof of citizenship, social security, driver license, school registration, personal identification, and other legal purposes. Long Form certificates are available for currently filed births that occurred in the City of Austin from 1940 to present. NOTE: Due to past record-keeping issues, birth certificates are not available for the years 1957 through 1960.
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vital documents processed per year
More than 35 years
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