The City Secretary maintains all records of all births and deaths inside Weslaco city limits; additionally, this office may access most birth certificates in abstract form from anywhere in Texas. Though the State of Texas establishes the criteria for who may access those records, their acceptable proof of identification, and cost for services, the City Secretary’s Office is happy to help each applicant by walk-in or through mail.
Additionally, the City Secretary’s Office is happy to facilitate by appointment an Acknowledgement of Paternity for unwed parents, to document the father with all rights and duties as parent.
- Application to Request a Birth or Death Certificate: (English) - (Spanish)
- Notarized Application for Birth or Death Certificate
- Texas Department of State Health Services, Vital Statistics Unit
- Texas Attorney General, Acknowledgement of Paternity