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We are an authorized online vital records ordering service for Lake County Clerk.

That means we can process your request fast, affordably, and securely. The only thing faster is doing it in person – but that’s not always possible or convenient, and that’s why we’re here.

Lake County Clerk County Court House 18 North County Street Waukegan, IL, 60085
Phone 847-377-2400
Fax 847-360-3608
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About Vital Records from Lake County Clerk

LAKE COUNTY VITAL RECORDS
The Lake County Clerk (Lake County Vital Records) issues certified copies of Lake County birth certificates, Lake County death certificates and Lake County marriage records, for events that occurred within Lake County. You may order copies of Lake County vital records through VitalChek on an expedited basis.


Please Note: The applicant must submit a copy of their government issued photo ID along with the identification form.




NOTICE

Although VitalChek attempts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this site, state and agency information is subject to change without notice. VitalChek makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information herein and assumes no liability with respect to such information.

Available Illinois (IL) Vital Record Types

Birth Certificate

A certified birth certificate that can typically be used for travel, passport, proof of citizenship, social security, driver's license, school registration, personal identification and other legal purposes. Birth Certificates are available for events that occurred in Lake County from 1871 to present.

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Death Certificate

A certified copy of a death record that can typically be used to obtain death benefits, claim insurance proceeds, notify social security and other legal purposes. Death Certificates are available for events that occurred in Lake County from 1877 to present.

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Marriage Certificate

A certified copy of the marriage certificate. This is not a copy of the marriage license. Marriage records are available for events that occurred in Lake County from 1839 to present.

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Civil Union Certificate

A certified copy of the Civil Union Certificate. Civil Union records are available for events that occurred in Lake County from June 1, 2011 to present.

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