How long does it take to get a birth certificate in Illinois?

Having a certified copy of your birth certificate issued by the State of Illinois usually takes 5-7 business days. However, if you urgently need a legally-valid IL birth certificate, you may mail in your birth certificate application package following our personalized instructions.

What documents do I need to get my birth certificate in Illinois?

Mail your request to:

  1. a completed Birth Certificate Request Form (be sure to include your phone number)
  2. a photocopy of your photo identification (click here for acceptable forms of ID)
  3. a check or money order payable to “Cook County Clerk” for $15 (additional copies of the same record cost $4 each)

How long does it take for a birth certificate to be processed?

You will need to wait for two weeks before the document is ready. However, there are plans underway to ensure that the birth certificates are processed and given to the applicants on the same day that they are formally sought in future.

How do you get certified birth certificate in Illinois?

The full name at the time of birth.

  • The mother’s full name,including the maiden name.
  • The father’s full name.
  • The Month,Day and Year of the Birth.
  • The City where the Birth took place.
  • Provide a valid photo ID such as a Driver’s License or State ID.
  • How do I order an Illinois birth certificate?

    Walk-in same-day service

  • Certified or non-certified record
  • Downtown Waukegan ( Map to our office)
  • No appointment needed
  • Valid identification is required (acceptable ID is listed on form)
  • Processing time is normally less than 30 minutes
  • How to get your birth certificate Illinois?

    – The per named on the record if 18 years or older. – The parent (s) shown on the record. – A legal guardian or legal representative of the child. Written evidence of guardianship or legal representation is required

    How to correct an Illinois birth certificate?

    Illinois birth certificates can be corrected through the Illinois Department of Public Health (“IDPH”). In order to make a correction to your birth certificate, you must fill out and submit an Affidavit and Certificate of Correction Request , which explains the correction you are seeking to make.