Birth Certificates

Description: The County Clerk office issues birth certificates.

Who may obtain Birth Certificates: You, if you are at least 18 years old, a parent whose name appears on the certificate as mother or father, a legal guardian who possesses a Court Order stating guardianship, or a legal representative representing person on Birth Certificate.

Identification Required: Driver license or photo ID. Faxed photo ID for online and fax orders.

Fees: $10.00 for the first copy, $2.00 for each additional copy. If you request the certificate by mail, payment must be in the form of money order, cashier‘s check, or certified check. You may also order certificates online with the option of paying by credit card or E-Pay, though there is an extra $1.75 fee.

Birth Certificates on File: 1878 to present.

How to obtain a birth certificate: You may obtain a birth certificate either in person, by mail, or online.

Source: Champaign County Clerk's Office
Date last revisited: 1/21/07