Are birth records open to public inspection?
No. Births are public after 75 years from the date of birth and death is public after 25 years after the date of death. These records are not open for public inspection, but you can purchase them with a valid I.D.

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1. How do you get a birth certificate if you were born in Wichita Falls?
2. I was born in Texas, but not in Wichita Falls. Can I get my birth certificate here?
3. Are birth records open to public inspection?
4. What is a certified copy of a Birth or Death Certificate?
5. Is a hospital record a certified copy of the Birth Certificate?
6. If a mistake (such as spelling of a name) occurs on the original birth certificate, can this be corrected and is there a charge for this correction?
7. How do I get my child's father's name on the birth certificate at the time of my child's birth if I am not married.
8. Can this be done after I leave the hospital?
9. How do I file a home birth?