To Order by Fax
Orders can be faxed to 217-523-2648. You will need to include the application for search of death record files, PDF format, (Click here if you're having trouble downloading the form.) and a transmittal/cover sheet that includes the following information:
- Your credit card number and expiration date (to pay the death certificate fee and a $10 credit card handling charge. If UPS delivery is selected, an additional $19.50 will be charged. A $3 fee will be applied for each additional person in a group order);
- A daytime phone number, including area code, should it be necessary to contact you about the request;
- Your return address;
- Your written signature; and
- A legible/readable copy of your valid photo identification card must be submitted. If not provided, unreadable or expired, the request will not be processed.
These orders may take seven business days to process. Incomplete or illegible applications will not be processed. An adult signature is necessary to accept the UPS delivery. We can send packages by UPS to your place of work. UPS deliveries cannot be made to post office boxes.