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Birth Certificates

The County Clerk is the official record keeper of births which occur in Will County. Birth records are not public records due to privacy rights and fraud prevention, and only the following are entitled to receive certified copies:

  • The person named on the record if 18 years or older.
  • The parent(s) shown on the record.
  • A legal guardian or legal representative of the child. Written evidence of guardianship or legal representation is required.

Birth Records Request Form

To order a birth certificate by mail, please complete the Birth Records Request form. Please submit exact fee amount, no refunds can be issued.

  Birth Records Request (PDF Format)

All requests must be accompanied by a legible/readable copy of your valid photo identification card. If not provided, unreadable or expired, the request will be returned unprocessed.

If you cannot download the Birth Records Request form (click here) for further information contact us or call the Vital Records Department at (815) 740-4615.


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