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Vital Record Forms



Persons authorized to receive documents


The person themselves, if over 18 years of age, or parent or legal guardian of the child.

Birth of Deceased

Parent, legal guardian or surviving spouse (must have certified death certificate)

Civil Union

Open to the public

Death A person with a financial interest or any relative.


Open to the public.


Determined by types of records requested.

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Effective July 1, 2012, an additional fee of $2.00 will be collected by all local registrars and county clerks for the issuance of certified copies of death and fetal death certificates.

PA 97-0679 requires this additional fee to be to be put into the Cemetery Oversight Licensing and Disciplinary Fund (COLDF) and used by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR).

County Clerk

Barbara M. Link, Henry County Clerk/Recorder & Election Authority

Phone:  309-937-3575
Fax:   309-937-2796

307 West Center Street
Cambridge, IL 61238

Office Hours:
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Monday - Friday