Record Costs/Fees

Adoption Registry

Registration with the Adoption Registry and Medical Information Exchange program

Cost/Fee:

$15 - unless registration includes completed medical questionnaire form

Adoption Registry Original Birth Record Request

Original birth record of adopted person

Cost/Fee:

$15 - ONLY for 1 non-certified copy

Birth Certificate (Long form - certified)

Full copy of the original birth record on file

Cost/Fee:

$15 - first copy, $2 - each additional copy requested at the same time

Birth certificate with the following items: name, date of birth, sex, place of birth, mother/co-parent’s maiden name, mother/co-parent’s place of birth, mother/co- parent’s age, father/co-parent’s name, father/co- parent’s place of birth, father/co-parent’s age, file date, date issued and State File number

Cost/Fee:

$10 for first copy, $2 for each additional copy requested at the same time

Birth Certificate (Short form - certified)

Computer generated abstract of birth information with/without parent information

Cost/Fee:

$10 - first copy, $2 - each additional copy requested at the same time

Birth certificate with information collected at time of birth (information has varied throughout the years)

Cost/Fee:

$15 for first copy, $2 for each additional copy requested at the same time

Birth Certificate for an Adoption

Creation of adoption birth record

Cost/Fee:

$15 - first copy, $2 - each additional copy requested at the same time

Civil Union Verification

Search of record indexes to verify that civil union occurred

Cost/Fee:

$5 - each copy

Commemorative Birth Certificate

Special birth certificate suitable for framing

Cost/Fee:

$40 - each copy

Corrections/Legal Name Change

Correction to a vital record

Cost/Fee:

$15 - first copy, $2 - each additional copy requested at the same time

Death Certificate (certified)

Full copy of the original death certificate on file

Cost/Fee:

$19 - first copy, $4 - each additional copy requested at the same time

Death Certificate (uncertified)

Plain white, genealogical copy of death certificate on file (more than 20 years old)

Cost/Fee:

$10 - first copy, $2 - each additional copy requested at the same time

Delayed Registration Birth Certificate (certified)

Delayed filing of birth records that were not registered at the time of occurrence

Cost/Fee:

$15 - first copy, $2 - each additional copy requested at the same time

Dissolution of Civil Union Verification

Search of record indexes to verify that dissolution occurred

Cost/Fee:

$5 - each copy

Dissolution of Marriage Verification

Search of record indexes to verify that dissolution occurred

Cost/Fee:

$5 - each copy

Foreign Birth (Administrative)

Creating an Illinois birth record for a child born overseas but not readopted in Illinois

Cost/Fee:

$5 - each copy

Foreign Birth Record

Creating an Illinois birth record for a child born overseas and adopted in Illinois

Cost/Fee:

$5 - each copy

Gender Reassignment

Change birth record to reflect a gender reassignment (sex change)

Cost/Fee:

$15 - first copy, $2 - each additional copy requested at the same time

Genealogical Birth Certificate (uncertified)

Plain white, genealogical birth certificate on file (must be more than 75 years old)

Cost/Fee:

$10 - first copy, $2 - each additional copy requested at the same time

Legitimation

Addition of father’s name to birth record

Cost/Fee:

$15 - first copy, $2 - each additional copy requested at the same time

Marriage Verification

Search of record indexes to verify that marriage occurred

Cost/Fee:

$5 - each copy

No Record Statement (certified)

Statement that no record of death, birth, marriage, or dissolution was found

Cost/Fee:

$10 - each copy

Paternity

Add father to birth record per court order

Cost/Fee:

$15 - first copy, $2 - each additional copy requested at the same time

Research Copy (uncertified)

Plain white copy of death certificate marked “Research Purposes Only”

Cost/Fee:

$10 - each copy

Stillbirth

Abstract of information from fetal death

Cost/Fee:

$15 - first copy, $2 - each additional copy requested at the same time