Registration Requirements

  • The following documents are required when registering students for school in CFISD:

    • a certified copy of the child’s birth certificate from the Bureau of Vital Statistics¹ (see details below).
    • current immunization record.
    • a government-issued, photo ID for the child’s parent or legal guardian.
    • proof of residency²(see details below).
    • a social security card for each child, if available.
    • a report card or transcript from the child’s last school, if students are registering for the sixth or ninth grade.

    ¹Birth Certificate: Please visit the City of Houston Bureau of Vital Statistics to obtain a birth certificate if the student was born in Harris County.

    ²Proof of Residency: At the time of registration, parents will be asked to provide proof of residency dated within the last 30 days. Documents that are provided should reflect the parent/legal guardian's name and street address. Please be prepared to submit one item from Line A and one item from Line B.

    If you are living with a friend or family member.  The Verification of Address Affidavit form will need to be filled out and sent with the items below.

    • The homeowner/renter must provide a copy of their government-issued, photo ID
    • Line A - Verification in the form of your current lease, HCAD, mortgage statement, or closing documents.
    • Line B - Verification in the form of your current gas, water, or light bill.
    • Line A: (Lessee) Verification in the form of your current lease/(Homeowner)Verification in the form of HCAD records, a mortgage statement, or closing documents
    • Line B: Verification in the form of your current gas, water, or light bill