Kaufman County Courthouse
100 W. Mulberry
Kaufman, TX 75142

Hazardous waste and tire collection event has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 25th

Necessary Information

An applicant must provide all of the below required information and show proper identification prior to obtaining the certificate:

  • Full name as it appears on death record
  • Date and Place of Death
  • Your relationship to person named on the certificate
  • Your Name and mailing address
  • Purpose of record
  • Valid identification (Photo ID required)
  • Appropriate fee of $21.00 for the 1st certificate and $4.00 for each additional certificate purchased at that time.

The above information is required by the Texas Administrative Code Sec. 181.28 http://www.sos.state.tx.us/tac/ 


Death records are considered confidential information; therefore, all requirements must be met. If you are unable to meet the requirements, please contact the State Bureau of Vital Statistics in Austin. The toll-free phone number is (888) 963-7111. The fax number is (512) 458-7506.