Vital Records

NOTICE: Please call the Monroe County Clerk's office to make an appointment to obtain a marriage or civil union license. Our direct line is 618-939-8623.

The Monroe County Clerk issues certified copies of birth, marriage, and death records that were originally issued in Monroe County, Illinois. Copies can be requested online, email, or in-person during regular business hours at the Monroe County Courthouse, 100 S. Main Street, Waterloo, IL 62298.

All requests, whether they are made in person, by mail, or online, must be accompanied by the unexpired Driver's License, State ID or passport of the requestor, or the request will not be fulfilled.

Online Vital Record Request

Vital records can be ordered online by CLICK HERE.

Mail, Email or In-Person Request

Our paper application is available HERE. Please print, have your request notarized, and return to the Monroe County Clerk.