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Birth Records
Please Note: The Waukegan City Clerk's Office only maintains birth records for a period of 10 years from the date of birth.
For birth records beyond this time period, please contact the the Lake County Clerk's Office

Who Can Access Birth Records

Access to birth records is restricted. Birth records are available only to:
  • The parent of the person named in the record.
  • A legal guardian who provides proof of court appointment.
  • A legal representative who has notarized authorization from the person named in the record or the parent.

Exceptions to these restrictions apply to those interested in genealogical research.

Record Costs
Type of Fee Fee
First copy $10
Additional copy $5