The County Clerk maintains the birth certificates, marriage certificates, civil union certificates and death certificates for events occurring in Peoria County.
As of January 3, 2023, our hours of operation for in-person customers will change. Our new office hours will be 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday.
Peoria County keeps official birth records for births that occurred within Peoria County.
Peoria County Clerk’s Office keeps official records of marriages that occur within Peoria County.
Certified copies are restricted to the two individuals who obtained the license or anyone authorized by their notarized consent to obtain the record.
Death records are restricted to persons having a personal or property interest in the deceased’s estate.
Birth and marriage records 75 years old and older are considered genealogy after the individuals are deceased.