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Death Certificates


 Cost - $21 for the first copy and $4 for each additional copy per request.

Request in person - The applicant must be qualified - defined as mother, father, child, sister, brother, spouse, grandparent, legal guardian or legal representative of the deceased.  Applicants must provide valid identification.

Request by mail - complete the  application  including a copy of their valid driver's license along with a check or money order payable to Washington County Clerk.  All requests by mail must be notarized, include a copy of valid ID, and should be mailed to: Washington County Clerk, 100 E. Main Street, Suite 102, Brenham, TX  77833. 

The County Clerk's office has Death Certificates from 1903 to the present.  Death certificates are considered a closed record for 25 years, so only qualified applicants may obtain certified copies of them during that time.  Death certificates are available only for Washington County.  Anyone needing a death certificate for someone who passed away in another county must contact that County directly. 

If you have any questions please feel free to contact our office at (979) 277-6200.

The County Clerk's office has death index information available online at http://www.edoctecinc.com

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