Kankakee County Vital Records

Search Kankakee County IL vital records such as births, death, marriages, and divorces.


Kankakee County Clerk Office

Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records for their municipality. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for vital records, which are available to the public. The office maintains certificates, death certificate, and marriage records, in addition to divorce decrees. Many Clerk’s Offices have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Buckingham Village Clerk Buckingham IL 121 West Maple Street 60917 815-426-2484

Kankakee County Clerk Kankakee IL 189 East Court Street 60901 815-937-2990

St Anne Village Clerk St. Anne IL 190 West Station Street 60964 815-427-6783


Kankakee County Health Department

Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records for births, deaths, marriages, and divorces that took place in their county or state. Many Health Departments have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Most Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Kankakee County Health Department Kankakee IL 2390 West Station Street 60901 815-937-3560


Kankakee County Marriage License Office

Marriage License Offices provide marriage licenses to couples who plan to marry in the office’s jurisdiction. They are typically a division of the local county clerk or the health department. Marriage License Offices also maintain copies of marriage licenses they have issued, which are available to the public. In many locations, Marriage License Offices provide online search tools to locate marriage licenses. To access older marriage licenses, you may need to apply in person or by mail.

Kankakee County Marriage License Kankakee IL 189 East Court Street 60901 815-937-2990


Kankakee County Coroner & Medical Examiner

Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations. Many vital records are available from a Coroner or Medical Examiner, including autopsy reports, investigator reports, toxicology reports, and in some cases, X-rays or photographs. An autopsy report will include the cause and manner of death. Many coroners and medical examiners provide online access to their reports. In other cases, you can obtain records by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Kankakee County Medical Examiner & Coroner Kankakee IL 3000 S Justice Way 60901 815-802-7190


Kankakee County Town & City Hall

The Town Hall or City Hall is the chief administrative office that runs the town or city. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including vital records. You can find birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce decrees at the Town Hall or City Hall. In some locations, these vital records are available online or by filling out an online request form.

Essex City Hall Essex IL 219 West Main Street 60935 815-365-2813

Ganeer Town Hall Momence IL 120 West Washington Street 60954 815-472-6229

Grant Park City Hall Grant Park IL 106 W Taylor St 60940 815-465-6531