Texas Death Certificate Apostille


When you need to apostille a Texas death certificate, you will need to make sure to have a certified copy of the vital record beforehand. If you need to order one, your best bet is to go through the Tennessee Department of State Health Services. Here's what their website says about obtaining one:


Online Death Record Orders


Ordering Death Certificates Online

To order a death certificate online, you must:

  • Be a person qualified to order a death certificate online:

  • If you are a Texas resident, you can order a death certificate of an immediate family member.

  • If you are a resident of another state, you can order a death certificate if you are the surviving spouse, surviving parent, or funeral director listed on record.


  • Verify your identity online by providing your:

  • State-issued driver's license or ID number,

  • Social Security Number, AND

  • Relationship to individual listed on the record.


  • Provide the following required information:

  • Date of death

  • First and last name of deceased listed on record

  • Gender of deceased listed on record

  • City and/or county where death occurred


  • Provide payment of all associated fees with credit or debit card.

Ordering Death Verifications Online


To order a death verification online, you must:

  • Provide the following required information:

  • Date or date range of death on record

  • First and last name of deceased listed on record

  • Gender of deceased listed on record

  • City and/or county where death occurred


  • Provide payment of all associated fees with credit or debit card.

Apostille for Texas Death Certificate


When you are in the United States and you need to conduct this sort of business internationally, an apostille most likely will be required. There is no margin for error with the authentication or apostille process. If mistakes are made, both your time and money will be wasted and you'll have to start all over again. If you want to look into outsourcing this part of preparing to studying abroad to someone with experience, please email me at jared@apostillellc.com or call 848-467-7740 to request my services or learn more.

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