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Marriage, Civil Unions, & Vital Records

The Will County Clerk's Office is the record keeper for vital records including birth, death, and marriage records.

Please note: Absolutely no information can be given over the telephone regarding Vital Records. Under Illinois State Law (410 ILCS 535-Vital Records Act) only specific individuals have legal access to birth, death or marriage certificates. The Will County Clerk’s Office will issue certificates to authorized individuals only. To do otherwise is a violation of Illinois Law. Vital Records are not considered public information, nor are they subject to the Freedom of Information Act.

For more information on vital record services contact us or call (815) 740-4615.


For your convenience, you can process online requests for vital records (birth, death, marriage or civil union certificates) through an independent company that the Will County Clerk has partnered with to provide you this service; VitalChek Network, Inc. VitalChek can be reached through their website; VitalChek. An additional fee is charged by VitalChek for this service, and all major credit cards are accepted, including American Express®, Discover®, MasterCard® or Visa®.

For a list of VitalChek fees, click here.

To place an order directly with VitalChek, click here.

Marriage & Vital Record Links

Marriage Licenses
Civil Union Licenses

Birth Certificates
Death Certificates
Marriage Certificates

Civil Union Certificates
Genealogy Research