Welcome to the Denton County Clerk online ordering system for certified copies of birth certificates, death certificates, and marriage licenses. Online requests will be processed during normal business hours, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.


This is an official request for a Vital Record from the Denton County Clerk's Office.Vital records include birth, death, and marriages for Denton County.The information contained in this request should be considered private. Please complete all information in full and then finalize the order process through payment of the 'order fee'.


Please note the following:

  • Birth and Death records are not public record. Qualified Applicant status is required to obtain a certified copy of a birth or death certificate.
    • NON-REFUNDABLE INFO: Applications submitted by a non-qualified applicant will be denied. If your application has been Denied, you will be notified by email. The Service Fee, and any related credit card fees are considered NON-REFUNDABLE. The remaining Payment Amount (certificate fees & shipping fees) will be automatically refunded back to the applicant's credit card or bank account. Make certain you are a qualified applicant prior to submitting the application in order to avoid any denied requests and convenience fees.

  • The Denton County Clerk’s Office maintains long form birth certificates for individuals born within the Denton County registration district.
    • This registration district does not include the City of Carrollton. Long form birth certificates for births occurring  within the city limits of Carrollton must be requested from Dallas County.

  • If the birth occurred outside of Denton County, but within the State of Texas, you will be issued an Abstract Record (short form), which is still a certified legal document.

  • If the birth did not occur within the State of Texas we are not able to access your birth certificate. You will need to contact the state where you were born.

  • Death Records are available only for decedents who pass within the Denton County (excluding City of Carrollton).

  • Marriage Licenses: Denton County can only issue certified copies of your marriage license if you purchased your license with Denton County. If you had a ceremony in Denton County, but you purchased your license in a different county, you will need to contact the county of purchase in order to request a certified copy.



The State of Texas requires that all applicants provide an approved form of identification when submitting their application. Click on the button below for information regarding acceptable and approved forms of ID.

Click here for list of forms of identification

Click below to see who is eligible to request a birth/death certificate, as there are restrictions:

Click here for FAQs on applying for a Birth/Death Certificate

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The Following Vital Records May Be Requested Online:
Certified Birth Certificate
$23.00 each
Certified Death Certificate

Additional Certified Copies $4.00 each

 Certified Copy of a Marriage Record

$17.00 (prior to 4/2/2001
$18.00 (after 4/1/2001)

* An additional Non-Refundable $5 Service and Credit Card Processing Fee will be applied to all online orders 
* An additional Non-Refundable $0.35 VitalVerify fee will be applied to all 'delivery' orders.


Shipping and Pickup Options

USPS First Class



USPS Priority Mail




You will be asked to select the method of receiving the certificate(s) or license during the application process. You will be notified by Denton County once we have processed your application and the certificate(s) or license have been shipped.

For More Information, Contact:

Denton County Clerk
Vital Records Division
1450 E. McKinney Street
Denton, TX 76209

Phone: 940-349-2018

Denton County Clerk: Satellite Locations

Sandy Jacobs Government Center
1029 W. Rosemeade Parkway
Carrollton, TX 75007
Frisco Government Center
5533 FM 423
Frisco, TX 75034
Precinct 3 Government Center
400 N. Valley Parkway
Lewisville, TX 75067
Southwest Courthouse
6200 Canyon Falls Drive
Flower Mound, TX 76226
Steven E. Copeland Government Center
1400 FM 424
Cross Roads, TX 76227


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