Death Certificates

Death Certificates are available from the County Clerk's Office if:

  • The death occurred in Boone County, IL 
  • Death occurred in 1877 or later.

How can a person get a Death Certificate?

Cost of Certificates:

  • Years 1916 to Present:  $16.00 for 1st copy, $8.00 for each additional copy
  • Years 1877 - 1915:  $29.00 for 1st copy, $8.00 for each additional copy

Cash and personal checks from the State of Illinois are accepted.
Otherwise, certified check or money order is required.  Credit and debit cards are NOT accepted unless submitting a request online.