Birth and Death Certificates

The McLean County Health Department director serves as registrar for vital records in McLean County. As part of administering the Vital Records Act, the McLean County Health Department maintains birth and death records from January 1, 1999 to present. For birth and death records from December 31, 1998 and before, please contact the McLean County Clerk.  


Type of Certificate Fee
Birth Certificate $15.00 for first copy
$6.00 for each additional copy
Death Certificate $17.00 for first copy
$8.00 for each additional copy

Requesting Certified Copies

You may request birth or death certificates in 3 different ways: By Mail, In Person or Online.

1) By Mail:

Submit a completed Birth Certificate Application (PDF) or Death Certificate Application (PDF), a copy of your valid photo ID, and check or money order for the appropriate fee (See above chart) to the McLean County Health Department.
McLean County Health Department
200 W. Front St.
Room 304
Bloomington, IL 61701

2) In Person:

Applications are accepted in person from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Individuals requesting a Birth or Death Certificate must provide a valid photo ID.

3) Online:

Is the date of birth or death before January 1, 1999