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Birth, Death, Other Records

NOTICE:

Effective March 18, 2020, our office is closed to the public and remains closed until further notice. We currently have limited staff on site daily and are processing requests as quickly as possible with the staff available.

Requests for vital records may still be submitted to our office via regular mail. Please be advised that due to the closure notice and limited staff, the processing and completion of requests are delayed, and we are currently processing at 12+ weeks from the receipt of the request.

  • Birth Records Effective March 18, 2020, our office is closed to the public and remains closed until further notice. We currently have limited staff on site daily and are processing requests as quickly as possible with the staff available. Requests for vital records may still be submitted to our office via regular mail. Please be advised that due to the closure notice and limited staff, the
  • Adoption Amend an Illinois birth record for a person born and adopted in Illinois Once the adoption is completed, you will need to submit: A certified copy of either the Illinois Certificate of Adoption (see FORMS in the right hand-hand column) or the decree/judgment of adoption. Note: If the adoption was finalized in another state, you may submit a certified copy of the
  • Death Records Death records are not public records and are only available to those who have a personal or property right interest with the decedent.
  • Genealogy Birth Records Uncertified copies of birth certificates for genealogical purposes are available to individuals, who may not otherwise be entitled to receive a certified copy, upon completion of the Application for Search of Birth Record Files (see FORMS in the right-hand column), if the person's date of birth precedes the current date by 75 years or more. Eligibility will be
  • Marriage Records Marriage records are not kept by the Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of Vital Records. Certified copies are only available at the county clerk in the county where the marriage occurred (see RESOURCES in the right-hand column and click on List of County Clerks). The Division of Vital Records can verify the facts of a marriage that has taken place from 1962
  • Civil Union Records Civil Union records are not kept by the Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of Vital Records. Certified copies are available from the county clerk in the county where the civil union occurred. To learn more, see RESOURCES in the right-hand column and click on List of County Clerks. The Division of Vital Records can verify the facts of a civil union that has taken
  • Dissolution of Marriage Records The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), Division of Vital Records does not issue certified copies of dissolution of marriage records. Certified copies are available from the circuit court clerk in the county where the dissolution of marriage was granted. To learn more, see RESOURCES in the right-hand column and click on List of Circuit Court Clerks. The Division of
  • Dissolution of Civil Union Records Dissolution of Civil Union records are not kept by the Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of Vital Records. Certified copies are available from the circuit court clerk in the county where the dissolution of civil union was granted. To learn more, see RESOURCES in the right-hand column and click on List of Circuit Court Clerks. The Division of Vital Records can