Our genealogy site which provides the opportunity to search for, purchase, and download files from your computer is currently unavailable. It will be back online as soon as possible.
In the meantime, we are encouraging people to order online or to order by mail using the Certificate Request Form*
If you have any questions, call our office at 630-232-5950 for details.
The Kane County Clerk provides certified copies of vital records for genealogical research purposes.
By Illinois law, the genealogical records are defined as:
- Birth records over 75 years.
- Marriage records over 50 years.
- Death certificate records of more than 20 years.
All genealogical certificates and documents issued by the County Clerk will be stamped "For Genealogical Purposes Only."