Death Certificate

To order a death certificate, an individual must have died within DuPage County.

Who Can Order a Death Certificate

  • A duly authorized agent having personal or property interest in the records
  • An immediate relative

Fees

  • A $18 fee will be charged for the first certified copy, and a fee of $6 will be charged for each additional certified copy.
  • A $3 postage fee will be charged for mailed certificates.

How to Order a Death Certificate

You can order a death certificate online, by mail or in person.

You must have valid ID to order a death certificate. Acceptable forms of ID can be found on our acceptable forms of ID list (PDF).

Order Online

  1. If paying online, use JetPay and complete the required information.
  2. Print your confirmation page.
  3. Sign and date the confirmation page.
  4. Make a photocopy (front and back) of the requestor’s acceptable form of ID (PDF).
  5. Fax or email your ID and the confirmation page to the DuPage County Health Department Vital Records Office:
    Email Vital Records
    Fax: 630-510-5411

Online orders are mailed via first-class mail.

Order by mail

If mailing your order form, download the form:

ail the form with a copy (front and back) of the requestor’s acceptable form of ID (PDF) to:

DuPage County Health Department
Attn: Vital Records
111 N County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187

Order in-person

Certificates are available to order in person. Please call 630-682-7400 prior to walking-in. Certificates may not be available at all locations listed below.

Central Public Health Center
111 N County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187

North Public Health Center
1111 W Lake Street
Addison, IL 60101

East Public Health Center
1111 E Jackson Street
Lombard, IL 60148

Southeast Public Health Center
422 N Cass Avenue
Westmont, IL 60555