Death Records

PLEASE NOTE:  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, expect a delay in processing.  We thank you or your patience.  Please stay healthy, and safe. 

Death records are restricted to persons having a personal or property interest in the deceased’s estate. Exceptions to these restrictions apply to those interested in genealogical research.

Please Note: The Office of the Waukegan City Clerk only maintains death records for a period of 10 years from the date of death.

If you are requesting a vital record via U.S. Mail, and meet the above requirements, please mail to:

Office of the City Clerk Janet E. Kilkelly

Attn: Vital Records

100 N. Martin Luther King Jr, Ave.

Waukegan, IL 60085

Record Costs

Type of FeeFee
First copy$12
Filing Fee$10
Additional copy$7