San Antonio Death Records Search
In San Antonio, the death records are maintained by the San Antonio Division of Vital Records. The San Antonio Division of Vital Records maintains death records of 1873-present. Unlike other records maintained by the state, death records are not necessarily public records. So, who can access San Antonio Death Records?
Who Can Obtain Death Records in San Antonio?
- The spouse of the deceased
- Parent (mother or father) of the deceased
- Siblings of the deceased
- Adult children of the deceased
- Grandparents of the deceased
- Grandchildren of the deceased
- A legal representative of the deceased or his/her family
The aforementioned relatives of the deceased can request for his/her death record only if they are named on the document. Also, an attorney must have signed contract of authorization or representation to make a request for and obtain a person?s Minnesota death record. There are three ways to obtain San Antonio Death Records: in person, by mail and online. Following is how you can obtain death records in San Antonio through each way.
San Antonio Death Records In Person
To make an in person request for San Antonio Death Records, visit the office of the City Clerk Vital Records Division, complete the Application for Birth and Death Record, and pay the $12 fee.
San Antonio Death Records By Mail
To make an in person request for San Antonio Death records, complete and mail the aforementioned form along with a notarized sworn statement, a copy of a valid Photo ID and a pay order or check for the fee to:
Office of the City Clerk Vital Records 719 S. Santa Rosa San Antonio, Texas 78204
Generally, it takes three days for the mail request to be processed. The sworn statement that you mail to the Office of the City Vital Records should contain the following:
- The name of the deceased
- The date of the death
- Your relationship to the deceased person
- The purpose of the request
- A phone number and a return address
San Antonio Death Records Online
The final way you can make a request for death records in San Antonio, Texas is online. How do you make an online request for San Antonio Death Records? To make an online request for San Antonio Death Records, visit the website of VitalCheck, an independent company that the Office of the City Vital Records has partnered with to make the records available online. After visiting the website of VitalCheck, submit an online request for the record. Once you?ve submitted a request, VitalCheck will send you a confirmation email asking you to verify your identity. After you submit the required documents, VitalCheck will take 1 to 2 days to process your application and provide you the death record you want.
In addition to the aforementioned ways, you can request for San Antonio Death Records online through public databases. You can find out more about how to obtain death records in San Antonio by calling the Office of the City Vital Records at 210-207-4214.