Birth & Death Records

  1. Birth Records
  2. Death Records

To Obtain a Record

Any individual under the age of 18 cannot obtain a copy of their record. In order to obtain a certified copy of a birth record by mail the following steps need to be taken:

  1. Send a written letter with the following information:
    1.     Full name on the birth record
    2.     Date of birth
    3.     Mother's maiden name
    4.     Father's name
  2. Make sure your written signature is on the request
  3. Send a photocopy of your driver's license
  4. The cost for the certified copies is $20 for the first copy and $3 for each additional copy.
  5. Enclose a check or money order for the number of copies you wish to receive.
  6. Enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope for the return of the documents.
  7. Send the request to:
    Lee County Clerk and Recorder
    P.O. Box 329
    Dixon, IL 61021

Online Ordering

You may also order copies of your birth certificate online.