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Death Records


A Death Record is closed information and available to the public on and after the 25th anniversary of the date of death.

Requirements to obtain certified copies to qualified applicants:

  • Any person or organization that can demonstrate their legal relationship or their direct and tangible interest in a particular record is authorized to obtain a certified copy of the record.
  • The parent, child, brother, sister, spouse, grandparent, legal guardian or managing conservator of the registrant.
  • Legal representative, agent or other person acting under contract for the registrant must provide a letter of permission and a copy of identification from registrant.
  • The applicant must provide all necessary information and show proper identification prior to obtaining the certificate.
  • The hours of operation are Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.
  • For more information please call (956) 544-0817 during regular business hours.

Birth and Death Record Amendments
Corrections to a Birth or Death Record are done with the Texas Department of State Health Services-Vital Statistics office please click on the link below for complete instructions and the required application.

Main Office
Cameron County Clerk
835 East Levee Street (3rd Floor)
Brownsville, Texas 78520

Mailing Address
Cameron County Clerk
Vital Statistics Dept.
P.O. Box 2178
Brownsville, Texas 78522

Branch Office
Joe Rivera & Aurora De la Garza Building
1390 W. Expressway 83
San Benito, Texas 78586
Ph. (956) 247-3509

La Feria County Annex 
200 Industrial Way
La Feria, Texas 78559
Hours of Operation:
Mon-Fri 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
Closed from 11:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
Harlingen County Annex 
3302 W. Wilson Rd.
Harlingen, Texas 78552
Hours of Operation:
Mon-Fri 8:00 A.M. to 4:30