Vermilion County Clerk
Lynn Foster

6 North Vermilion Street
Courthouse Annex - 1st Floor
Danville, Illinois 61832

Death Certificate Information

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How to obtain a copy of a Death Certificate

Application for Vital Records Form         Adobe Acrobat Form

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 $12.00 for each death certificate and $8.00 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:

Lynn Foster, County Clerk

6 N. Vermilion
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.