How to Obtain a Certified Copy

BIRTH, DEATH, MARRIAGE or CIVIL UNION CERTIFICATE

  • In person at:  Will County Clerk’s Office – 302 N. Chicago Street, Joliet:  Monday- Friday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
  • By mail:  print out the appropriate request form, include a copy of valid identification along with payment
  • Online:  through VitalChek – additional cost for UPS

ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF VALID IDENTIFICATION

  • Illinois Driver’s License
  • Illinois State Identification Card
  • Out-of-State Driver’s License or ID Card
  • U.S. Military Identification Card
  • U.S. Naturalization Certificate
  • U.S. Passport