To Order by Mail
You can mail the completed application for
search of birth record files, PDF format, and a check or money order (Do not send cash) for the required fee made payable to the "Illinois Department of Public Health" to:
Illinois Department of Public Health
Division of Vital Records
925 East Ridgely Ave.
Springfield, IL 62702-2737
*Be sure to include a legible/readable copy of your valid photo identification. If not provided, unreadable or expired, the request will be returned unprocessed.
Please note: Current processing time on mailed requests for CERTIFIED COPIES ONLY is approximately two to three weeks from the date the request is received. (This does not include mail delivery time to and from this office.)