Ordering vital records online will be cheaper and faster through the city’s new in-house platform

Ordering vital records online will be cheaper and faster through the city’s new in-house platform

On May 12, the city will move to a new in-house online ordering platform for birth and death certificates. Our convenient new system is much faster and allows us to contact customers immediately if an issue arises. Best of all, customers will no longer pay a $12.95 service fee when they retrieve an order at city hall. Continue reading Ordering vital records online will be cheaper and faster through the city’s new in-house platform

How to get a birth certificate in College Station, Bryan — and everywhere else in Texas

How to get a birth certificate in College Station, Bryan — and everywhere else in Texas

In recent weeks, incomplete information has circulated about local registrars in our area refusing to issue birth certificates to recent immigrants. To legally obtain a birth certificate, all applicants — residents, legal immigrants, and those here illegally — must provide appropriate documentation. Along with every other local registrar’s office in Texas, the Cities of College Station and Bryan follow the rules and laws determined by the state. Continue reading How to get a birth certificate in College Station, Bryan — and everywhere else in Texas

Noah, Olivia CS’s most popular baby names in 2020

Noah, Olivia CS’s most popular baby names in 2020

Like most of you, my 2020 experiences were often difficult ones. You know who increased the difficulty even more? The College Station families who welcomed more than 1,600 babies during a year like no other. As if going on safari for toilet paper and hand sanitizer wasn’t enough. As has become tradition, it’s time to examine the 1,640 names we registered in 2020. Continue reading Noah, Olivia CS’s most popular baby names in 2020