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Vital Records


Vital Records Department

The Sangamon County Clerk’s office is the official record keeper for births, marriages/civil unions and deaths that occur in the City of Springfield and Sangamon County.  The Sangamon County Clerk’s Department of Vital Records provides certified copies of these documents for eligible individuals upon request.

The Sangamon County Clerk’s office also issues marriage and civil union licenses to eligible couples.

Additionally, the Clerk’s office certifies notary public commissions approved by the Illinois Secretary of State; certifies the names of businesses that operate under a name other than that of its owner; and accepts economic interest filings for those required to file.

Birth Records

Birth Records Index (Records 75 years or older)

Marriage License/Civil Union License

Marriage Records/Civil Union Records

Death Records

Registration of Assumed Names (DBA’s)

Statements of Economic Interests

County Board

Ilinois Governmental Ethics Act

Notary Commissions

Raffle Licenses

Fireworks Permits