Death Certificate Information

How do you obtain a copy of a Death Certificate from Vermilion County, IL?

To obtain a death certificate, the interested party must indicate the reason for applying, such as: property right interest, personal interest, legal representatives, etc.

For the purposes of genealogy, the death certificate must have been on file for at least 20 years.

The fee is $23.00 for each death certificate and $12.00 for each additional copy of the same certificate.

To obtain a death certificate, complete the adobe acrobat Application for Vital Records Form, include a money order made payable to County Clerk and mail to:

Vermilion County Clerk’s Office
201 N. Vermilion St.
Danville, IL 61832

Note: All vital records (birth certificate, death certificate and marriage license) are not public records, and therefore are not subject to the Freedom of Information Act.

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