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ILLINOIS STATE INFORMATION HOT LINE: (217)782-2001
ILLINOIS STATE WEB SITE:
www.state.il.us
Criminal Records
Illinois State Police
Bureau of Identification
260 N. Chicago St.
Joliet IL 60432

(815) 740-5164
(815) 740-5193 (fax)

Driving Records
Driving Analysis Section
Drivers Services Department
2701 S Dirksen Parkway
Springfield IL 62723

(217) 782-2720

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Vehicle Ownership Information
Vehicle Services Department Vehicle Record Inquiry 408 Howlett Building Springfield IL 62756
(217) 782-6992
(217) 524-0122 (fax)

Vital Statistics
(birth, death, divorce) [no marriage certificates] State Department of Health Division of Vital Records 605 W. Jefferson St. Chicago IL 60601
(217) 782-6553
(217) 523-2648 (fax)

Genealogical Marriage Index (1763 to 1900)
Business/Corporate Records
Department of Business Services Corporate Department Howlett Building Springfield IL 62756
(217) 782-7880
(217) 782-4528 (fax)

Corporations and LLC's
Workers Compensation Information
Industrial Commission 100 W. Randolph, 8th Fl Chicago IL 60601
(312) 814-6611

UCCs and Federal Tax Liens
(state tax liens available only at county level) Secretary of State UCC Division Howlett Building, Room 030 Springfield IL 62756
(217) 782-7518


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Adams County 507 Vermont St. Quincy, IL 62301
(217) 223-6300 ONLINE: Circuit Court Records

Alexander County 2001 Washington Ave. Cairo, IL 62914-1717
(618) 734-7000
Bond County 203 West College Greenville, IL 62246-0407
(618) 664-0449
Boone County 601 N. Main St., Suite 202 Belvidere, IL 61008-2609
(815) 544-0371
Brown County 200 W. Court, Room 4 Mount Sterling, IL 62353
(217) 773-3421
Bureau County 700 S. Main St. Princeton, IL 61356-2037
(815) 875-3239
Calhoun County
P.O. Box 187 Hardin, IL 62047
(618) 576-2351
Carroll County 301 North Main St., P.O. Box 152 Mount Carroll, IL 61053
(815) 244-0221
Cass County County Courthouse 100 E. Springfield St. Virginia, IL 62691-1599
(217) 452-7217
Champaign County 1776 E. Washington Urbana, IL 61802
(217) 384-3720

Christian County
P.O. Box 647 Taylorville, IL 62568-0647
(217) 824-4969
Clark County 501 Archer Ave. Marshall, IL 62441
(217) 826-8311

Clay County P.O. Box 160 Louisville, IL 62858-0160
(618) 665-3626
Clinton County County Courthouse Carlyle, IL 62231-1840
(618) 594-2464

Coles County 651 Jackson Ave., Rm 122 Charleston, IL 61920-0227
(217) 348-0501
Cook County
P.O. Box 642570
Chicago, IL 60664-2570

(312) 443-4641 [criminal]

(312) 443-5030 [civil]


Cook County Circuit Court Records
Assessor

Crawford County 1 Courthouse Square Robinson, IL 62454
(618) 546-1212
Cumberland County Courthouse Square
P.O. Box 146 Toledo, IL 62468-0146
(217) 849-2631
De Witt County
P.O. Box 439 Clinton, IL 61727
(217) 935-2119
DeKalb County 110 E. Sycamore St. Sycamore, IL 60178
(815) 895-7149
Douglas County 401 S. Center St.
P.O. Box 467 Tuscola, IL 61953 (217) 253-2411
Du Page County Wheaton, IL 60187
(630) 682-7035
Edgar County 115 West Court, Room J Paris, IL 61944-1739
(217) 465-4151
Edgar County 50 E. Main St. Albion, IL 62806
(618) 445-2115
Edwards County Courthouse 50 E. Main St. Albion, IL 62806
(618) 445-2115

Effingham County
P.O. Box 628 Effingham, IL 62401-0628
(217) 342-6535
Fayette County
P.O. Box 401 Vandalia, IL 62471-0401
(618) 283-5000
Ford County 200 W. State St., Room 101 Paxton, IL 60957
(217) 379-2721
Franklin County
P.O. Box 607 Benton, IL 62812-0607
(618) 438-3221
Fulton County 100 N. Main St.
P.O. Box 152 Lewistown, IL 61542-0226
(309) 547-3041
Gallatin County
P.O. Box 550 Shawneetown, IL 62984-0550 (618) 269-3025
Green County 519 N. Main St. Carrollton, IL 62016
(217) 942-5443
Grundy County 111 E. Washington St.
P.O. Box 675 Morris, IL 60450-0675
(815) 941-3222
Hamilton County Public Square McLeansboro, IL 62859-1489 Telephone: (618) 643-2721
Hancock County Courthouse Square
P.O. Box 39 Carthage, IL 62321-0039
(217) 357-3911
Hardin County Main St.
P.O. Box 187 Elizabethtown, IL 62931
(618) 287-2251
Henderson County County Courthouse
P.O. Box 308 Oquawka, IL 61469
(309) 867-2911
Henry County 100 S. Main Cambridge, IL 61238
(309) 937-2426

Iroquois County 1001 E. Grant Watseka, IL 60970
(815) 432-6960
Jackson County Clerk 1001 Walnut St. Murphysboro, IL 62966
(618) 687-7360
Jasper County 100 W. Jourdan St. Newton, IL 62448
(618) 783-3124
Jefferson County County Courthouse, Room 105 100 South Kent St. Mount Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 244-8020
Jersey County 201 W. Pearl St. Jerseyville, IL 62052
(618) 498-5571

Jo Daviess County 330 N. Bench St. Galena, IL 61036
(815) 777-0161
Johnson County
P.O. Box 96 Vienna, IL 62995-0096
(618) 658-3611
Kane County County Clerk 719 S. Batavia Ave. Geneva, IL 60134
(630) 232-5950 ONLINE: Assessor

Kankakee County 189 E. Court St. Kankakee, IL 60901-3997
(815) 937-2990
Kendall County 111 W. Fox St. Yorkville, IL 60560
(630) 553-4104
Knox County 200 S. Cherry St. Galesburg, IL 61401
(309) 345-3829 Lake County 18 N. County St. Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 360-3610
LaSalle County
P.O. Box 430 Ottawa, IL 61350
(815) 434-8202 ONLINE: LaSalle County Assessor

Lawrence County County Courthouse 1100 State Street Lawrenceville, IL 62439
(618) 943-2346
Lee County Clerk and Recorder
P.O. Box 329 Dixon, IL 61021
(815) 288-3309
Livingston County 112 W. Madison St. Pontiac, IL 61764
(815) 844-2006

Logan County
P.O. Box 278 Lincoln, IL 62656-0278
(217) 732-4148
Macon County Clerk 141 S. Main St., Room 104 Decatur, IL 62523-1488
(217) 424-1305 ONLINE: Macon County Circuit Court
(free civil and criminal case docket information)
Macoupin County County Courthouse
P.O. Box 107 Carlinville, IL 62626
(217) 854-3214
Madison County County Clerk 157 N. Main St., P.O. Box 218 Ewardsville, IL 62025
(618) 692-6290
Marion County Clerk and Recorder 101 E. Broadway, P.O. Box 637 Salem, IL 62881-0637
(618) 548-3400

Marshall County
P.O. Box 328 Lacon, IL 61540-0278
(309) 246-6325
Mason County Clerk County Courthouse
P.O. Box 77 Havana, IL 62644
(309) 543-6661
Massac County
P.O. Box 429 Metropolis, IL 62960-0429
(618) 524-5213
McDonough County County Courthouse 1 Courthouse Square Macomb, IL 61455
(309) 833-2474
McHenry County Clerk 2200 N. Seminary Ave. Woodstock, IL 60098
(815) 334-4242 ONLINE: McHenry County Circuit Court
(civil, criminal, probate, traffic, and domestic records) McHenry County Assessor
McLean County
P.O. Box 2400 Room 704 Bloomington, IL 61702
(309) 888-5190 ONLINE: Assessor

Menard County P.O. Box 465 Petersburg, IL 62675-0465
(217) 632-2415
Mercer County
P.O. Box 66 Aledo, IL 61231-0066
(309) 582-7021
Monroe County 100 S. Main St. Waterloo, IL 62298-1322
(618) 939-8681
Montgomery County Clerk and Recorder #1 Courthouse Square Hillsboro, IL 62049-1196
(217) 532-9530
Morgan County
P.O. Box 1286 Jacksonville, IL 62651-1387
(217) 243-8581
Moultrie County Clerk 10 S. Main St. Sullivan, IL 61951
(217) 728-4389

Ogle County Clerk and Recorder
P.O. Box 357 Oregon, IL 61061-0357
(815) 732-3201
Peoria County 324 Main St. #101 Peoria, IL 61602
(309) 672-6059 ONLINE: Assessor

Perry County Clerk and Recorder
P.O. Box 438 Pinckneyville, IL 62274
(618) 357-5116
Piatt County Clerk Recorder 101 W. Washington St., P.O. Box 558 Monticello, IL 61856
(217) 762-9487
Pike County Courthouse Clerk 100 E. Washington St. Pittsfield, IL 62363
(217) 285-6812

Pope County Clerk's Office
P.O. Box 216 Golconda, IL 62938-0216
(618) 683-4466
Pulaski County
P.O. Box 118 Mound City, IL 62963-0109
(618) 748-9360
Putnam County 120 N. 4th St., P.O. Box 236 Hennepin, IL 61327
(815) 925-7129
Randolph County 1 Taylor St., P.O. Box 309 Chester, IL 62233
(618) 826-5000
Richland County Clerk Courthouse 103 W. Main St. Olney, IL 62450
(618) 392-3111

Rock Island County Clerk's Office 210 15th St. PO Box 5230 Rock Island, IL 61204
(309) 786-4451
Saint Clair County 10 Public Square Belleville, IL 62220
(618) 277-6600
Saline County 10 E. Poplar St. Harrisburg, IL 62946
(618) 253-8197

Sangamon County 200 S. 9th St. Springfield, IL 62701
(217) 753-6700
Schuyler County 102 S. Congress St., P.O. Box 200 Rushville, IL 62681
(217) 322-4734
Scott County 101 E. Market St. Winchester, IL 62694
(217) 742-3178
Shelby County Courthouse 301 E. Main St., P.O. Box 230 Shelbyville, IL 62565
(217) 774-4421

Stark County 130 W. Main, P.O. Box 97 Toulon, IL 61483
(309) 286-5911
Stephenson County Circuit Clerk 15 N. Galena Ave. Freeport, IL 61032
(815) 235-8266
Tazewell County 11 S. 4th St. Mc Kenzie Building Pekin, IL 61554-4298
(309) 477-2264
Union County Box H Jonesboro, IL 62952
(618) 833-5711
Vermilion County Courthouse Annex 6 N. Vermilion St. Danville, IL 61832-5806
(217) 431-2615 Wabash County 4th & Market St., P.O. Box 277 Mount Carmel, IL 62863
(618) 262-4561
Warren County Courthouse County Clerk and Recorder 100 W. Broadway Monmouth, IL 61462-1797
(309) 734-8592
Washington County County Clerk and Recorder 101 E. Saint Louis St. Nashville, IL 62263
(618) 327-8314
Wayne County 301 E. Main St., P.O. Box 187 Fairfield, IL 62837
(618) 842-5182
White County 301 E. Main St., P.O. Box 339 Carmi, IL 62821
(618) 382-7211

Whiteside County 200 E. Knox St. Morrison, IL 61270
(815) 772-5189
Will County 14 W. Jefferson St. Joliet, IL 60432
(815) 740-4615

Williamson County 200 W. Jefferson St. Marion, IL 62959
(618) 997-1301
Winnebago County 404 Elm St.,
Room #104 Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 987-3050
Woodford County 115 N. Main
Eureka, IL 61530-1293
(309) 467-2822

 

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