Welcome to the Dawson County Clerk birth and death certificate online ordering system. Online requests will be processed during normal business hours, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Thursday.  Fridays: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.  Closed for lunch: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM. 


This is an official request for an aspect of the Dawson County Clerk's Office. The information contained in this request should be considered private. Please complete all information in full and then finalize the order process through payment of the 'order fee'.

You will be notified by email when your document is ready for pick-up.

Please note the following:

      • Birth records for Dawson County are available back to 1928.

      • If your birth occurred outside of Dawson County, but within the State of Texas, you will be issued an Abstract Record which is still a certified legal document

      • If you were not born within the State of Texas we are not able to access your birth certificate. You will need to contact the state where you were born.

      • Death Records are available only for decedents who pass within the Dawson County limits dating back to 1930.



The State Office is requiring that all applicants upload a form of identification when submitting their application. Click on the button below for information on the forms of identification acceptable. When applying online, we only accept PRIMARY forms of identification (Group A).

Click here for list of forms of identification

Click below to see who is eligible to request a birth/death certificate, as there are restrictions:

Click here for FAQs on applying for a Birth/Death Certificate

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The Following Vital Records May Be Requested Online:
Certified Birth Certificate $23.00 ea
Certified Death Certificate

Additional Certified Copies $4.00 each

 Certified Copy of a Marriage Record $7.00 ea

* An additional Non-Refundable $5 Service and Credit Card Processing Fee will be applied to all online orders 
* An additional Non-Refundable $0.75 VitalVerify fee will be applied to all 'delivery' orders.


Shipping and Pickup Options

Standard Shipping - Regular USPS

Please allow up to 7 business days for your document to be delivered to you


Priority Shipping - USPS Priority: 1-3 Day Shipping 

To ensure Priority Shipping, application must be submitted before 12:00 PM (noon).


Priority Shipping Express - USPS Priority Express: 1-2 day Shipping

To ensure Express Shipping, application must be submitted before 12:00 PM (noon).



You will be asked to select the method of receiving the certificates during the application. You will be notified by us once we have processed your application and the certificates are out for mail or ready for pickup. 

For More Information, Contact:

Dawson County Clerk
Vital Records
400 South 1st St.
P.O. Box 1268
Lamesa, TX 79331


Phone: 806-329-3311
Email: clare.christy@co.dawson.tx.us

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