Click on the links below to search free birth, death, marriage, and divorce record databases in Illinois.

Visit the Illinois Department of Public Health for information on how to obtain birth and death certificates in Illinois.  Birth and death records are available since 1916. 

To place an order, write to:

Illinois Department of Public Health

Division of Vital Records
605 W. Jefferson St.
Springfield, IL 62702-5097
(217) 782-6553
Fax: (217) 523-2648

Marriages and divorces since 1962 can be verified by the Department of Public Health, but certified copies must be obtained from the Clerk of the Circuit Court in the county where the event occurred.

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