Illinois State Public Records

Statewide Record Locations: 3

Metro Area Counties:

Cook | Du Page | Lake

Public Records in Illinois

Vital
birth records death records marriage records divorce records
Illinois Department of Public HealthLink_out
Division of Vital Records
605 West Jefferson Street
Springfield, IL 62702-5097
PHONE:
(217) 782-6553
FAX:
(217) 785-3209
EMAIL:
vitalrecords@idph.state.il.us
HOURS:
8:30–4:00
RECORDS:
Birth Records from 1916: Limited access.
Death Records from 1916.
Marriage Records from 1962.
Divorce Records.
State Archives
Illinois State ArchivesLink_out
Office of the Secretary of State
Margaret Cross Norton Building
Capitol Complex
Springfield, IL 62756-0001
PHONE:
(217) 782-4682
PHONE:
(217) 782-3556
PHONE:
(217) 785-1266 - IRAD
FAX:
(217) 524-3930
CONTACT:
David A. Joens, Director
HOURS:
Mon–Fri 8:00–4:30, Sat 8:00–3:30 (except holiday weekends)
National Archives
NARA’s Great Lakes Region (Chicago)Link_out
7358 South Pulaski Road
Chicago, IL 60629-5898
PHONE:
(773) 948-9019
FAX:
(773) 948-9050
EMAIL:
chicago.archives@nara.gov
CONTACT:
Peter W. Bunce, Director of Archival Operations
HOURS:
Mon–Fri 8:00–4:15 (Call for additional hours)
NOTES:
  • Area served: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin.