Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
500 E. San Antonio
Suite 105
El Paso, Texas 79901
Phone (915) 546-2071

Fax (915) 546-2012 Main Office

Fax (915) 543-3806 Vitals Department (Vitals Request)

Fax (915) 543-3816 Cashier/Recording Department (CIQ filings)

countyclerk@epcounty.com

El Paso County Clerk

  • Requesting Birth, Death Certificates, Marriage License Copies by Mail
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  • BIRTH CERTIFICATES BY MAIL
  • Applicant must be a "qualified" applicant. The individual his/herself, parent, sibling or grandparent. The following are not considered qualified: Aunts/uncles, stepchildren unless adopted. Half brothers and sisters must be related by having the same mother
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  • - The applicant must submit the following:
  • - Letter must provide the following information
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  • 1. A signed letter, or application making the request
  •   - Birth name
  •   - Date of birth
  •   - Name of father, maiden name of mother
  •   - Hospital where born or place of birth
  •   - The purpose or reason the certificate is needed
  •   - Relationship of person making the request to the person whose certificate is needed. i.e., mother or father requesting for child
  •   - Letter must be signed
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  • 2. A photocopy of an ID (drivers license, state or military ID etc.). This is to identify the person making the request
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  • 3. A money order for the cost of the birth certificate(s). Cost is $23.00 per certified copy(El Paso County births only)
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  • 4. Births for outside El Paso County are $23.00(subject to availability of internet connection to Austin). It is recommended that births in Texas Counties other than El Paso be obtained from the county where recorded.
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  • All the above should be mailed to the following address:
  • EL PASO COUNTY CLERK
  • 500 E. SAN ANTONIO, STE. 105
  • EL PASO, TX 79901-2496
  • (915) 546-2071
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  • - Birth certificates are usually mailed back to the applicant within 7 days of receipt
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  • - To expedite the receipt of birth certificates by mail:
  •  1. Only the (USPS) United States Postal Service will be accepted and used for overnight express. Any other overnight carrier will be rejected. NO EXCEPTIONS!
  •  2. One is addressee from the applicant to and the other is addressed from back to the applicant.
  •  3. The mailer addressed to the County Clerk should include all of the above requirements along with the self-addressed mailer.
  •  4. These requests are processed immediately upon receipt and turnaround is immediate
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  • DEATH CERTIFICATES BY MAIL
  • Applicant must be a "qualified" applicant: The informant, surviving spouse (if not divorced), parent, sibling or grandparent. The following are not considered qualified: Aunts/uncles, stepchildren unless adopted. Half brothers and sisters must be related by having the same mother.
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  • The applicant must submit the following:
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  • A signed letter or application making the request. Letter must provide the following information:
  • 1. Legal name at time of death
  • 2. Date of death, date of birth if known
  • 3. Name of father, maiden name of mother
  • 4. Place of death
  • 5. The purpose or reason the certificate is needed
  • 6. Relationship of person making the request to the person whose certificate is needed. i.e., mother or father requesting for child. Son or daughter requesting for parent
  • 7. Letter must be signed
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  • - A photocopy of an ID(drivers license, state or military ID etc.). This is to identify the person making the request
  • - A money order for the cost of the death certificate(s). Cost is $21.00 per certified copy. Any additional copies are $4.00 each. i.e., a request for two copies would be a total of $25.00
  • - All the above should be mailed to the following address:
  • EL PASO COUNTY CLERK
  • 500 E. SAN ANTONIO, STE. 105
  • EL PASO, TX 79901-2496
  • (915) 546-2071
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  • Death certificates are usually mailed back to the applicant within 7 days of receipt
  •  
  • To expedite the receipt of death certificates by mail
  • 1. Only the (USPS) United States Postal Service will be accepted and used for overnight express. Any other overnight carrier will be rejected. NO EXCEPTIONS!
  • 2. The applicant purchases two mailers
  • 3. The mailer addressed to the County Clerk should include all of the above requirements along with the self-addressed mailer.
  • 4. These requests are processed immediately upon receipt and turnaround is immediate
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  • MARRIAGE LICENSE COPIES BY MAIL
  • Any applicant may apply for a certified copy of a marriage license. They are open records. The cost is $7.00, issued with a raised seal.
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  • The applicant must submit the following:
  • - Date of Marriage
  • - Name of Male on license
  • - Name of Female on license. NOTE: Marriages are indexed by only the above information. Less than all three of the above and difficulty may arise in accurately identifying the record.
  • - A money order for $7.00, payable to El Paso County Clerk.
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  • Certified copies are usually mailed out within 7 days.
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  • All of the above should be mailed to the following address:
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  • To expedite, use same procedures as above.