Contact DCHD

Death Certificates

(630) 682-7400

To obtain a certified copy of the death certificate for a death occurring in DuPage County, please provide the following information:

  • Name of deceased:
  • Place of death:
  • Date of death:
  • Applicants relationship to the deceased:
  • Photocopy of valid state driver's license or state identification - Front & Back

Use the following link for the necessary form Death Certificate Form

Or you can click on this link to pay online.

Haga clic aquí para Formulario de pedido Certificado de Defunción


The DuPage County Health Department can only accept requests for records of events which occurred in DuPage County.  Under Illinois State Law (410 ILCS535) only specific individuals have legal access to birth and death records.  Refunds will not be provided for any purchases unless we are unable to process your order. Please note, an acceptable form of ID is required and must be provided within 30 days of processing payment. Fees remitted for records without receipt of an acceptable form of ID within this 30 day period will also not be refunded.