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Vital Statistics
415 W. University Drive
Edinburg, TX. 78541
Office 956.388.1852 or 956.388.1853
Fax 956.388.8986

Vital Statistics Information


The City Secretary Department issues Birth and Death Certificates on a walk-in basis.

We are located at:
Edinburg City Hall, 415 West University Dr., 1st floor,
Edinburg, Texas 78539
Office 956.388.1852 or 956.388.1853
Fax 956.388.8986

Hours of Operation:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. * (Except Holidays)
Monday - Friday

Vitals Statistics Fee:
The fee for a Certified Birth Certificate is $23.00 dollars
The fee for a Certified Death Certificate is $21.00 dollars and $4.00 dollars for extra certified copies

Search Fee:
Search Fee will apply to an applicant when the Birth/ Death Certificate isn’t found in the System
Search Fee for a Birth Record - $23.00
Search Fee for a Death Record - $21.00

Currently Accepting Cash*/Checks**/ Money Orders & Credit/Debit Cards***:
*Cash – Walk-in Basis
**Checks – Self / Personal Check
***Credit / Debit Card must belong to the Card Holder


Effective March 2014, The City of Edinburg NO Longer issues the “Wallet” Size Birth Certificate

It’s a Felony to Falsify Information on the document. The Penalty for knowingly making a false statement on this form or for signing a form which contains a false statement is 2 to 10 years imprisonment and a fine up to $10,000

What is Vitalchek?

VitalChek is an official source for government-issued vital records. It allows secure online ordering through partnerships within the country.
The City of Edinburg is the only municipality in the Rio Grande Valley who provides this service to out of town or out of state residents who are unable to pick up their birth certificate at Edinburg City Hall.

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