How to obtain a copy of a Birth Certificate from Vermilion County,
Application for Vital Records Form Adobe Acrobat Form
certificate may only be obtained by the person listed
on record (if over 18 years of age) or by a parent whose name appears on the birth certificate.
* If you would like someone other than the above listed to pick-up a birth
certificate from the County Clerk's office you must fax or mail a
NOTARIZED STATEMENT granting a specific person permission to pick up the
birth record. NO EXCEPTIONS.
Positive identification is required to obtain a birth certificate.
This could be a photocopy of a driver's license or a state identification
For the purposes of genealogy, a birth certificate
may be issued only if the person is deceased (date/proof of death is required)
the birth has been on file for at least 75 years.
The fee is
$10.00 for the first birth certificate and $4.00 for each copy of the same certificate
purchased at the same time.
obtain a birth certificate, complete the
Application for Vital Records Form, include a
copy of a photo id (or 2 forms of other id if not available) and a money order
made payable to County Clerk and mail to:
Vermilion County Clerk's Office
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