Obtaining a Certified Copy of a Marriage or Civil Union License     

Obtaining a Certified Copy of a Marriage or Civil Union License        

Availability

Under Illinois State Law (410 ILCS 535-Vital Records Act) only specific individuals have legal access to birth, death, or marriage/civil union licenses. The Ogle County Clerk’s Office will issue certificates to authorized individuals only. To do otherwise is a violation of Illinois Law. Vital Records are not considered public information, nor are they subject to the Freedom of Information Act.

Genealogical Requests

Please note:  Absolutely no information can be given over the telephone regarding Vital Records.

Certified Copy

To obtain a certified copy of a Marriage/Civil Union Application or License:

  • Only the Bride or Groom, or partners in a civil union may obtain a certified copy of a Marriage/Civil Union Application.
  • Anyone is allowed to request a certified copy of a Marriage/Civil Union License.
  • $22 for first copy, $4 each additional copy of the same Marriage/Civil Union Application or License.

REQUEST OPTIONS
     1 - In Person
     2 - By Mail
     3 - Online

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