The Coryell County Clerk’s office has birth certificates of people born in Coryell County only.  The earliest records are around 1903.  Birth certificates are closed record for 75 years and Death Certificates are closed record for 25 years.

Only qualified applicants may obtain copies.  Qualified applicants are defined in the Family Code as the person named on the certificate, the mother, father, sibling, spouse, grandparent, legal guardian or legal representative.  Applicants must provide valid identification such as a state issued drivers license.

To obtain a birth or death certificate by mail, the request must be in writing so please complete the attached  include a copy of the applicants’ valid driver’s license along with a money order payable to Coryell County Clerk.

Certified copies of birth certificates are $23.00 each.

Certified copies of death certificates are $21.00 for the first copy and $4.00 for each additional copy requested at the same time.

Mail to:
Coryell County Clerk
P.O. Box 237
Gatesville, Texas 76528

If you have any questions please feel free to contact our office at 254-865-5911 extension 2278 or email

You must include a copy of a valid identification with the application.  No Personal Checks.