Welcome to the Washington County Clerk birth and death certificate online ordering system. Online requests for a record with the County Clerk will be processed during normal business hours, Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.


This is an official request for an aspect of the Washington County Clerk's Office. The information contained in this request is considered private. Please complete all information in full and then finalize the order process through payment of the 'order fee'.

You will be notified by email when your document is ready for pick-up.

The fee payment will be paid through Permitium Payments.  The charge will show on your credit card statement as 'PermVitalRecs'. This is a secure and trusted provider of payment services.

Please note the following:

      • Birth records on file for Washington County and the State of Texas are available back to 1903.
      • Death Records are available only for decedents who pass away within the Washington County limits.



The Texas Department of State Health Services requires that all applicants upload a form of identification when submitting their application. Click on the button below for information on the forms of identification acceptable. When applying online, we only accept PRIMARY forms of identification (Group A).

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 ea
Certified Death Certificate

Additional Certified Copies $4.00 each

Certified copy of your Marriage License (certificate) $7.00 ea


* An additional Non-Refundable $5 Service and Credit Card Processing Fee will be applied to all online orders

* An additional Non-Refundable $0.35 "Vital Verify" fee will be applied to all Delivery orders


Shipping Options


Standard Shipping $1.36



You will be asked to select the method of receiving the certificate(s) during the application. You will be notified by email and phone once we have processed your application and the certificate(s) are out for mail or ready for pickup.

For More Information, Contact:

Washington County Clerk
100 E. Main St. Suite 102
Brenham, TX 77833

Phone: 979-277-6216
Fax: 979-277-6278
Email: brothermel@wacounty.com


For Technical Support, Contact:

Permitium Software
Email: help@permitium.com