Requests for vital records may be submitted to the IDPH Division of Vital Records via regular mail at 925 E Ridgely Ave, Springfield, IL 62702.
Under state law, you may legally obtain a copy of a death certificate if you are a relative or can prove a financial interest in an individual's death.
May 11, 2023 · The Illinois State Genealogical Society has established a service to assist members and researchers who do not have easy access to the Illinois State Archives to obtain death certificate copies. They will retrieve the death certificate from the Archives and mail it to you for a fee.
Find out how to obtain death records in Illinois. These vital records are prepared for every death that occured in the state. They identify deceased persons as well as when, where, and how they died. Illinois death certificates are available to eligible persons upon request.
In order to request a correction to a death certificate you must complete the Affidavit and Certificate of Correction Request (see FORMS in the right-hand column)in its entirety and submit it along with the following information:
Death Certificate - Long Form (contains the most available information) Accepted for all legal use. $19.00 first copy $4.00 each additional copy Amount enclosed $__________for ________ total copies Uncertified records Genealogical for a death 20 years and older
Jan 12, 2009 · SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To streamline the process and get death certificates to families sooner, Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Damon T. Arnold today announced the Division of Vital Records is implementing a new Electronic Death Registration System (EDRS).