Welcome to the Yoakum County Clerk birth and death certificate online ordering system. Online requests will be processed during normal business hours, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.  


This is an official request for an aspect of the Yoakum 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 Yoakum County are available back to 1928.

      • If your birth occurred outside of Yoakum 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 Yoakum 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 $3.00 each

 Certified Copy of a Marriage Record  $9.00 ea

* An additional Non-Refundable $4 Convenience and Credit Card Processing Fee will be applied to all online orders 
* An additional Non-Refundable $0.35 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






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:

Yoakum County Clerk
Vital Records

P.O. Box 309
601 Cowboy Way
Plains, TX 79355


Phone: 806-456-7491 ex. 294
Fax: 806-696-8606
Email: countyclerk@yoakumcounty.org

For Technical Support, Contact:


Permitium Software
Email: help@permitium.com 

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM