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."