Welcome to the Grimes County Clerk birth and death certificate online ordering system. Online requests will be processed during normal business hours, Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.


This is an official request for vital records in the Grimes 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. If there is no pick up reference indicated, documents will automatically be mailed to the address on the request.

The fee payment will be paid through Permitium Payments.  The charge will show on your credit card statement as 'PermVitalRecs'. This is a secure and trusted provider of payment services.

Please note the following:

      • Birth records for Grimes County and surrounding areas are available back to 1906
      • Death Records are available only for decedents who pass within the Grimes County limits.
      • For births within the past 75 years, only the immediate family members of the person whose name is on the birth certificate are eligible to request a copy. See the Persons Qualified to Request or Change Records page for full details, including who is considered an immediate family member.
        • A grandparent can request a record for a grandchild
        • A grandchild cannot request a record for a grandparent.
        • Nieces and nephews and Aunts and Uncles do not qualify as next of kin. Only direct family members.
      • Marriage records are open to anyone. No restrictions.



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 your Marriage License (certificate) $10.00 ea

*An additional Non-Refundable $5 Service and Credit Card Processing Fee will be applied to all online orders
*An additional $0.35 'Vital Verify' fee will be applied to all Delivery orders. 


Shipping and Pickup Options


Standard Shipping $1.00


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:

Grimes County Clerk
270 FM 149 W. (Physical)
Anderson, TX 77830

Phone: 936-873-4410
Fax: 936-873-3308
Email: countyclerk@grimescountytexas.gov


For Technical Support, Contact:

Permitium Software
Email: help@permitium.com