Certified Copies of Birth & Death Records

Under Texas state law birth and death records are confidential and can only be obtained by qualified applicants.

A qualified applicant can obtain a certified copy of a birth or death record in person or by mail. The application must be accompanied with an accepted form of identification and the appropriate fees. We process all requests the day they are received.

Any Texas birth certificate may be purchased in Gray County, this office uses a remote access system to obtain the State's records dating at this time, from 1926 to present. These records are called Abstract or Short Form copies.  Not all agencies accept these forms.  

Births that occurred in Gray County are Long Forms and should be accepted with all government entities. 

Death records can only be obtained if the death occurred in Gray County and are available from the 1900's to present. 

Cash, cashier's check, money order, credit or debit card.
◦$23 per birth certificate copy
◦$21 for the first death certificate copy and $4.00 each additional issued at the same time.




Active Military

All active Military, being deployed to a hostile fire zone, will have all fees waived on certified copies of a birth certificate, issuance of a marriage license, certified copies of a marriage license, and fees for transferring title to real property (Gov't Code 437.217).

"Serving Gray County since 1928"
Gray County Clerk | 806-669-8004 | P.O. Box 1902 | Pampa, Texas 79066-1902