The Vital Statistics office is closed to walk-in traffic at City Hall. Customers, at this time, will need to order online at Vitalchek.com or mail-in an application. Customers using VitalChek will have their orders sent to City Hall and will be processed by Texarkana, Texas staff. Online order processing takes about five (5) business days, however, Vitalchek does offer expedited mail processing for an extra fee.
If there are any questions, call the Vital Statistics office at (903) 798.3910 and staff will be happy to assist. Information and application packets are available at City Hall.
To obtain a same-day short form Texas birth certificate, visit the Bowie County Clerk’s Office (Tina Petty) from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday at 710 James Bowie Dr. New Boston, Texas. This office is closed each weekday from noon to 1:00 p.m. Customers can also go to the city’s website: https://www.ci.texarkana.tx.us/131/Birth-Death-Records-Vital-Statistics and print off an application for a birth or death certificate and mail it to City Hall at 220 Texas Blvd. Texarkana, Texas 75501. Online orders and mail-in orders apply to both birth and death certificates.