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Obtain a Death Record

The Brazoria County Clerk’s Office records consist of all the deaths recorded since 1903 to the present. Search Brazoria County’s Death Index. The Brazoria County Clerk’s Office can issue certified death certificates for individuals who passed away in Brazoria County only.  You must have a valid ID, payment and be a qualified applicant to obtain the record.

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.

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.

Cost

  • $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

Angleton Area: (979) 864-1355
Brazosport Area: (979) 388-1355
Houston Area: (281) 756-1355

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
*Except all major holidays

Manvel Substation

7313 Corporate Drive
Manvel, TX 77578

Houston Area: (281) 756-2426
Fax: (281) 692-1372

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Closed for Lunch 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
*Except all major holidays

Pearland Substation

2436 S. Grand, Ste 106
Pearland, TX 77581

Houston Area: (281) 412-3399
Fax: (281) 412-6644

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Closed for Lunch 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
*Except all major holidays

Certificate Request by Mail

To obtain a certificate by mail:

Complete the Birth/Death Application Form or send a letter providing the following information:

  • Full Name on Death Record
  • Date and Place of Death
  • Full Name of Parents (if known)
  • Name, Address and Phone Number of Requester
  • Relation to Person on the Death Record

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). 

Mail To:

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

Please allow 5-7 days for delivery.

Certificate Request Paid by Credit Card

To obtain a certificate by Credit Card (MasterCard, Visa, & Discover):

  1. Print and Complete the Birth/Death Application Form.

  2. Process Full Payment - Type of Transaction: Vitals (Certified Payments charges a convenience fee).

  3. Write the Certified Payments confirmation number on the Death Application.

  4. Submit the completed Death Application with a copy of the applicant’s valid picture ID by:

  5. Fax:

    • Angleton: (979) 864-1358
    • Brazosport Area: (979) 388-1358
    • Houston: 281-756-1358

    or

    Email:

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:

  1. Print and Complete the Birth/Death Application Form.

  2. Print and Complete the Expedited Mail Service Form.

  3. Process Full Payment - Type of Transaction: Vitals (Certified Payments charges a convenience fee).

  4. Write the Certified Payments confirmation number on the Death Application.

  5. Fax the Death Application, copy of the applicant’s valid picture ID and Expedited Services Form to the County Clerk’s Office.
    • Angleton: (979) 864-1358
    • Brazosport Area: (979) 388-1358
    • Houston: 281-756-1358

The death request will be processed the same day it is received and verified by the County Clerk’s Office

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