Copies of Marriage Certificates
Who May Obtain a Copy of a Marriage Certificate?
Marriage certificates are open to the public.
How to Obtain a Marriage Certificate:
Come into the DuPage County Clerk's Office, 421 N. County Farm Road, Wheaton, IL 60187, Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM and fill out an application.
For your convenience, you can process online requests for marriage certificates through an independent company that the DuPage County Clerk has partnered with to provide you this service; VitalChek Network, Inc. An additional fee of $10.00 is charged by VitalChek for this service, and all major credit cards are accepted, including American Express®, Discover®, MasterCard® or Visa®.
Place an order directly with VitalChek
Download Certification of Record of Marriage Application (PDF)
Fill out the application and mail it with a check or money order made payable to the DuPage County Clerk to:Paul Hinds
DuPage County Clerk
P.O. Box 1028
Wheaton, IL 60187
What are the Fees for a Marriage Certificate?
The fee is $14 for the first copy and $2 for each additional copy of the same certificate, requested at the same time.
What about Genealogical research?
Marriage records had to occur 75 years ago or earlier to be classified as genealogy records. The application is the same and the fee is $1 per record. Genealogical records are not certified, but are stamped "For Genealogical Purposes Only."