Illinois Vital Records

Illinois State Vital Records Office

Illinois Department of Public Health
Division of Vital Records
605 W. Jefferson St.
Springfield, IL 62702

Make money order, certified check or personal check payable to Illinois.

  • If your request is mailed via regular US Mail the turn around rate is 3 Weeks.
  • If your request is sent via a speedy service (eg: Overnight, second day etc) then it is processed immediately and requested document is sent to you within 2 business days.
  • The fee for a search of the State files is $15.00. If the record is found, one certification is issued at no additional charge.

Record Type Cost Dates Comments
Birth (long) $15.00 Since Jan. 1916
Birth (short) $10.00 Since Jan. 1916
Death (long) $17.00
Death (uncertified) $10.00
Death $0.00 1916-1943 At the Illinois State Archives
Marriage $5.00 Since Jan. 1962 For certified copies, contact the clerk of the circuit court in the county in which the license was issued.
Divorce $5.00 Since Jan. 1962 For certified copies, contact the clerk of the circuit court in the county in which the divorce was granted.

Illinois Counties:
Adams, Alexander, Bond, Boone, Brown, Bureau, Calhoun, Carroll, Cass, Champaign, Christian, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Coles, Cook, Crawford, Cumberland, DeKalb, DeWitt, Douglas, DuPage, Edgar, Edwards, Effingham, Fayette, Ford, Franklin, Fulton, Gallatin, Greene, Grundy, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Henderson, Henry, Iroquois, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jersey, Jo Daviess, Johnson, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Knox, Lake, LaSalle, Lawrence, Lee, Livingston, Logan, Macon, Macoupin, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Mason, Massac, McDonough, McHenry, McLean, Menard, Mercer, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Moultrie, Ogle, Peoria, Perry, Piatt, Pike, Pope, Pulaski, Putnam, Randolph, Richland, Rock Island, Saline, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott, Shelby, St. Clair, Stark, Stephenson, Tazewell, Union, Vermilion, Wabash, Warren, Washington, Wayne, White, Whiteside, Will, Williamson, Winnebago, Woodford

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