Death Record Request

Where To Apply:

Where to Mail Application

Moultrie County Clerk
10 S. Main, Suite 6
Sullivan, IL 61951


$19 for the first copy, $10 for each additional copy of the same record when purchased at the same time - Cash or Check only.

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Who is entitled to certified copy?

  • You must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Parent(s) shown on the certificate
  • Legal guardian or legal representative of the child
  • Upon the specific written request for a certified copy by a department of the State or a municipal corporation or the Federal Government
  • Upon the court order of a court of record

For Genealogical Purposes:  Death must be on file longer than 20 years.

Please Note:  Recordings with limited information begin December 1877.  Death Records with detailed information began in 1915.

 Identification Required:

Photo ID required for Birth or Death Vital Records (and, at the discretion of the County Clerk's Office, for some Marriage Records). If you do not have a photo ID then a copy of your Social Security card.

Death Records cannot be faxed or emailed