Qualified applicants include:
- Legal guardian
- Legal representative, agent or other person acting under contract for the registrant. Must provide a letter of permission and copy of identification from the registrant.
- Managing conservator of the registrant
- The registrant - the person named in the record
An applicant must provide all necessary information and show proper identification prior to obtaining the certificate.
Purchasing a Birth Certificate
Any Texas birth certificate may be purchased in Denton County. This office uses a remote access system to the State’s records dating, at this time from 1926 to the present. However, births are not usually available on the computer system for approximately 3 weeks after the date of birth.