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If you prefer to obtain records by mail or by visiting the Clerk's Office, Click Here 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."