Requesting Records by Mail or Online

Requesting Birth or Death Records by Mail

The normal response time is 7 days but may take up to 30 days. Access the print application in English (PDF) or Spanish (PDF).

Collect the following documents and fee to mail with your request:

  • Completed application signed by the applicant
  • Copy of a government issued photo ID with signature (Driver's license or state ID)
  • Check or money order made payable to "Peoria City/County Health Department." (Do not send cash)

You can mail the documents and fees to:

  • Peoria City/County Health Department
    Attention: Vital Records
    2116 N Sheridan Road
    Peoria, Illinois 61604

Requesting Birth or Death Records Online

You can request vital records through an online private agency for certified vital records from most states. This is an authorized source for government-issued vital records with a transaction fee charged.