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Birth Records Illinois
 
Who May Apply for a Birth Record:
 
Illinois birth records are confidential records and you must be eligible to request a copy. In order to be eligible, you present a written request, must be over age 18 and be the person listed on the record or the parent or legal representative of the person listed on the record. The Federal Government, Department of State or a Municipal Corporation may present a written request and court orders are also able to request a copy. You must state your relationship on your application along with the reason why you are requesting the record.
 
How to Apply for a Birth Record:
 

All requests must be in writing. For your convenience you may download an Application for Search of Birth Record Files here:
 
http://www.idph.state.il.us/vitalrecords/vital/pdf/birthfrm.pdf
 
Youíll need to include as much information as possible including the registrantís name, date of birth, city or town of birth, county of birth, birth number if known, gender, fatherís full name and motherís full name including her maiden name.
 
You can apply in person, by mail, by fax or online.
 
Apply in Person:
 
You can drop off an application in person at:
The Illinois Department of Public Health,
Division of Vital Records office
605 W. Jefferson St., Springfield
Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (excluding holidays)
 
You will need to present a picture ID proving your identity and state your relationship to the person listed on the birth record. If you are eligible, the certified copies will be mailed within two business days.
 
By Mail:
 
To apply by mail, download the application, fill it out and send along with a check or money order made payable to the "Illinois Department of Public Health" to:
Illinois Department of Public Health
Division of Vital Records
605 W. Jefferson St.
Springfield, IL 62702-5097
Be sure to sign the form and enclose a legible photocopy of your valid picture ID.
Apply Online:
 
To apply online, you will use the www.VitalChek.com  web service. This vital records service allows you to order an Illinois birth record online and pay with a credit card. You will incur additional fees to use this service such as an $8.50 handling fee and a $14.50 UPS next day delivery fee. These orders typically take three to four business days to process and eligibility requirements must be met before the records are released.
 
An adult must be present for accepting and signing for the UPS delivery. Post office boxes are not acceptable return addresses for using this service.
 
Apply By Fax:
 
Fax your completed application to 217-523-2648 along with:
Credit card information Ė credit card number, expiration date,
Your daytime phone number with area code
Your return address for mailing
Your signature
A legible photocopy of your valid photo ID card
 
The fax service is a service of Vital Chek and will incur additional fees such as the $8.50 handling fee and a $14.50 UPS next day delivery fee.
 
Faxed orders typically take three to four business days to process. Eligibility requirements must be met before the birth records are released. In addition, an adult must be present to sign for the UPS delivery. The mailing address can not be a Post Office box when using this service.
 
Fees:
 
Illinois offers two different types of certified copies to choose from, either a certified photo copy of the original or a certified computer generated abstract of the original record. Fees for the photocopied version cost $15 while the computer generated version costs $10. In addition, the computer abstract comes in two sizes, wallet and 6x8, and does not list the parentsí names. Additional copies ordered at the same time cost $2 each.
 
All versions of the certified copy of an Illinois birth certificate are certified by the State of Illinois and are considered acceptable for legal purposes.
 
Commemorative Birth Certificates:
 
A commemorative, legal birth certificate is available for $40 with proceeds going 50% to the Illinois Child Abuse Prevention Fund and 50% going to Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence. This beautiful certificate measures nine inches wide by twenty inches long and features prairie-styled stained glass motif of Frank Lloyd Wright along with the state flower, the violet, and the leaf of the state tree, the white oak, woven into the handcrafted border.

Interested in obtaining your birth certificate?

Here is a list of counties, offering information on who to contact, so that you can apply for your own birth certificate today:

Illinois:

To obtain an Illinois Birth Certificate: ~ http://birth-certificates.net/illinois.htm

Adams County Clerk
Quincy, IL
217 - 277 - 2162

Alexander County Clerk
Cairo IL
618 - 734 - 7000

Bond County Clerk
Greenville, IL
618 - 664 - 0449

Boone County Clerk
Belvidere, IL
815 - 544 - 3103

Brown County Clerk
Mount Sterling, IL
217 - 773 - 3421

Bureau County Clerk
Princeton, IL
815 - 875 - 2014

Calhoun County Clerk
Hardin, IL
618 - 576 - 2351

Carroll County Clerk
Mount Carroll, IL
815 - 244 - 0221

Cass County Clerk
Virginia, IL
217 - 452 - 7217

Champaign County Clerk
Urbana, IL
217 - 384 - 3720

Christian County
Taylorville, IL
217 - 824 - 4969

Clark County Clerk
Marshall, IL
217 - 826 - 8311

Clay County Clerk
Louisville, IL
618 - 665 - 3626

Clinton County Clerk
Carlyle, IL
618 - 594 - 2464

Coles County Clerk
Charleston, IL
217 - 348 - 0501

Cook County
Chicago, IL
312 - 603 - 7788

Crawford County Clerk
Robinson, IL
618 - 546 - 1212

Cumberland County Clerk
Toledo, IL
217 - 849 - 2631

DeKalb County Clerk
Sycamore, IL
815 - 895 - 7149

DeWitt County Clerk
Clinton, IL
217 - 935 - 2119

Douglas County Clerk
Tuscola, IL
217 - 253 - 2411

DuPage County Clerk
Wheaton, IL
630 - 682 - 7035

Edgar County Recorder
Paris, IL
217 - 466 - 7433

Edwards County Clerk
Albion, IL
618 - 445 - 2115

Effingham County Clerk
Effingham, IL
217 - 342 - 6535

Fayette County Clerk
Vandalia, IL
618 - 283 - 5000

Ford County Clerk
Paxton, IL
217 - 379 - 2721

Franklin County Clerk
Benton, IL
618 - 438 - 3221

Fulton County Clerk
Lewistown, IL
309 - 547 - 3041

Gallatin County Clerk
Shawneetown, IL
618 - 269 - 3025

Greene County Clerk
Carrollton, IL
217 - 942 - 5443

Grundy County Clerk
Morris, IL
815 - 941 - 3222

Hamilton County Clerk
McLeansboro, IL
618 - 643 - 2721

Hancock County Clerk
Carthage, IL
217 - 357 - 3911

Hardin County Clerk
Elizabethtown, IL
618 - 287 - 2251

Henderson County Clerk
Oquawka, IL
309 - 867 - 2911

Henry County Clerk
Cambridge, IL
309 - 852 - 0197

Iroquois County Clerk
Watseka, IL
815 - 432 - 6960

Jackson County Clerk
Murhpysboro, IL
618 - 687 - 7300

Jasper County Clerk
Newton, IL
618 - 783 - 3124

Jefferson County Clerk
Mount Vernon, IL
618 - 244 - 8020

Jersey County Clerk
Jerseyville, IL
618 - 498 - 5571 ext. 115

Jo Daviess County Clerk
Galena, IL
815 - 777 - 0161

Johnson County Clerk
Vienna, IL
618 - 658 - 3611

Kane County Clerk
Geneva, IL
630 - 232 - 5950

Kankakee County Clerk
Kankakee, IL
815 - 937 - 2990

Kendall County Clerk
Yorkville, IL
630 - 553 - 4104

Knox County Clerk
Galesburg, IL
309 - 345 - 3815

Lake County Clerk
Waukegan, IL
847 - 377 - 2411

LaSalle County Clerk
Ottawa, IL
815 - 434 - 8202

Lawrence County Clerk
Lawrenceville, IL
618 - 943 - 2346

Livingston County Clerk
Pontiac, IL
815 - 844 - 2006, ext. 128

Logan County Clerk
Lincoln, IL
217 - 732 - 4148

Lee County Clerk
Dixon, IL
815 - 288 - 3309

McDonough County Clerk
Macomb, IL
309 - 833 - 2474

McHenry County Clerk
Woodstock, IL
815 - 334 - 4242

McLean County Clerk
Bloomington, IL
309 - 888 - 5190

Macon County Clerk
Decatur, IL
217 - 424 - 1305

Macoupin County Clerk
Carlinville, IL
217 - 854 - 3214

Madison County Clerk
Edwardsville, IL
618 - 692 - 6290

Marion County Clerk
Salem, IL
618 - 548 - 3400

Marshall County Clerk
Lacon, IL
309 - 246 - 6325

Mason County Clerk
Havana IL
309 - 543 - 6661

Massac County Clerk
Metropolis, IL
618 - 524 - 5213

Menard County Clerk
Petersburg, IL
217 - 632 - 2415

Mercer County Clerk
Aledo, IL
309 - 582 - 7021

Monroe County Clerk
Waterloo, IL
618 - 939 - 8681 ext. 306

Montgomery County Clerk
Hillsboro, IL
217 - 532 - 9530

Morgan County Clerk
Jacksonville, IL
217 - 243 - 8581

Moultrie County Clerk
Sullivan, IL
217 - 728 - 4389

Ogle County Clerk
Oregon, IL
815 - 732 - 1110

Peoria County Clerk
Peoria, IL
309 - 672 - 6059

Perry County Clerk
Pinckneyville, IL
618 - 357 - 5116

Piatt County Clerk
Monticello, IL
217 - 762 - 9487

Pike County Clerk
Pittsfield, IL
217 - 285 - 6812

Pope County Clerk
Golconda, IL
618 - 683 - 4466

Pulaski County Clerk
Mound City, IL
618 - 748 - 9360

Putnam County Clerk
Hennepin, IL
815 - 925 - 7129

Randolph County Clerk
Chester, IL
618 - 826 - 5000, ext. 191

Richland County Clerk
Olney, IL
618 - 392 - 3111

Rock Island County
Rock Island, IL
309 - 786 - 4451

St. Clair County Clerk
Belleville, IL
618 - 277 - 6600

Saline County Clerk
Harrisburg, IL
618 - 253 - 8197

Sangamon County Clerk
Springfield, IL
217 - 753 - 6700

Schuyler County Clerk
Rushville, IL
217 - 322 - 4734

Scott County Clerk
Winchester, IL
217 - 742 - 3178

Shelby County Clerk
Shelbyville, IL
217 - 774 - 4421

Stark County Clerk
Toulon, IL
309 - 286 - 5911

Stephenson County Clerk
Freeport, IL
815 - 235 - 8289

Tazewell County Clerk
Pekin, IL
309 - 477 - 2264

Union County Clerk
Jonesboro, IL
618 - 833 - 5711

Vermilion County Clerk
Danville, IL
217 - 431 - 2607

Wabash County Clerk
Mount Carmel, IL
618 - 262 - 4561

Warren County Clerk
Monmouth, IL
309 - 734 - 8592

Washington County Clerk
Nashville, IL
618 - 327 - 4800, ext. 300

Wayne County Clerk
Fairfield, IL
618 - 842 - 5182

White County Clerk
Carmi, IL
618 - 382 - 7211

Whiteside County Clerk
Morrison, IL
815 - 772 - 5189

Will County Clerk
Joliet, IL
815 - 740 - 4626

Williamson County Clerk
Marion, IL
618 - 997 - 1301, ext. 100

Winnebago County Clerk
Rockford, IL
815 - 987 - 3050

Woodford County Clerk
Eureka, IL
309 - 467 - 2822

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