Welcome to the Randolph County Vital Records request page, in cooperation with the Illinois State Treasurer's Office.  I hope you find this service easy, and convenient, to use.  We strive to provide you with efficient and effective government for the citizens of Randolph County.

Under Illinois State law (410 ILCS535), only specific individuals have legal access to birth, death, civil union, and marriage records.  Our office will issue certified copies to authorized individuals only.  We can only accept requests for records of events which occurred in Randolph County.  If a record is not found, our fees are non-refundable.

The Randolph County Clerk's office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, we are closed for all Court Observed Holidays.

Requesting a certified copy of a vital record is easy.  Just follow the steps below:

  1. Click on the type of vital record you are requesting from the items listed below.
  2. Complete the required information on the screens that follow.  You will receive confirmation number once the transaction is successful.
  3. Print the confirmation page.
  4. Place your photo identification in the provided space on the form, make a photocopy, then sign, date, and fax the form to the Randolph County Clerk at (618) 826-3750.

In order for your request to be completed, all required information must be supplied and the fax must be clear and legible.  Required information includes:

    • Photo Identification
    • Required documentation
    • Confirmation page

You will receive a confirmation number from E-Pay for your records verifying your transaction was successful.

New Service Fee Pricing: All credit cards will include a service fee of 2.35% or $1.00 minimum. The fee is NOT charged or collected by the Randolph County Clerk's office.

Certificates will be sent via first class mail.

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For assistance, please contact us at:
Randolph County Clerk Closed
1 Taylor Street
Chester, IL 62233
vitals@randolphco.org
(618) 826-5000