- Click here to order online
Please note: Absolutely no information
can be given over the telephone regarding Vital Records. Under
Illinois State Law (410 ILCS 535-Vital Records Act) only specific
individuals have legal access to birth, death or marriage certificates.
The Sangamon County Clerk’s Office will issue certificates
to authorized individuals only. To do otherwise is a violation
of Illinois Law. Vital Records are not considered public information,
nor are they subject to the Freedom of Information Act.
WHO MAY OBTAIN MARRIAGE RECORDS:
WHAT IDENTIFICATION IS REQUIRED:
- Anyone may obtain a copy of a marriage record.
WHAT IS THE FEE:
- No identification is required
HOW TO OBTAIN A MARRIAGE RECORD ONLINE, OR BY MAIL:
- $25.00 for the first copy and $7.00 for each additional
copy of the same record when purchased at the same time.
Payment must be with a money order, check, cash or by Discover or Master Card.
MARRIAGE RECORDS ON FILE IN SANGAMON COUNTY:
- The applicant can send a written request
through the mail with the bride and grooms’ names and approximate
date and year of marriage, click
here to request one online,
here to download an application that you can fill in on-line then print and mail in.
Written requests must
include the required fee and should be mailed to the Sangamon
County Clerk’s Office, 200 S. Ninth Street, Room 101, Springfield,
IL 62701. For questions you may contact the office at 217-753-6700 or e-mail by clicking here.
WHAT IF THE MARRIAGE OCCURRED IN ANOTHER COUNTY OR STATE:
For more information, please call (217) 753-6700, e-mail by clicking here or come to Room 101 of the Sangamon County Complex, 200 S. Ninth Street, Springfield, IL 62701.
- Marriage records on file in the Sangamon County Clerk's Office go back to 1821.