Cook County Clerk's Office
The Cook County Clerk manages Suburban Cook County elections. The Clerk's Office also oversees the countywide systems for birth, death and marriage certificates for all of Cook County, including Chicago. The Clerk's Office also manages Economic Disclosure and campaign finance report filing for all of Cook County. The Clerk's Office also handles real-estate tax services, including managing the warrant books and judgment books for all of Cook County.
Birth Records or Death Certificates from the Cook County Clerk's Office
The Cook County Clerk's office serves as the official record keeper for births, marriages and deaths that occur in Chicago and suburban Cook County. The Clerk's Bureau of Vital Statistics division provides copies of these documents for eligible individuals upon request.
Information on Delinquent Accounts
The Cook County Clerk's office has a variety of property tax responsibilities.
Make Genealogy Requests Online
he Genealogy Unit of the Cook County Clerk's Bureau of Vital Records provides non-certified versions of birth, death and marriage records for the purpose of genealogical research.