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Death Certificate

A certified death certificate may be obtained in person at City Hall. An Application for Certified Death Certificate can be found at the front counter. Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

You may also apply by mail addressing your request to: Registrar, 220 E. Deerpath, Lake Forest 60045. Please include name listed on death record, date of death, person requesting record, number of copies requested, intended use for obtaining record, a photocopy of your driver's license or photo ID with signature, as well as a correct return address of where you want the copies mailed to.

The cost is $14.00 for the first copy and $6.00 for additional copies bought at the same time. Make checks payable to "The City of Lake Forest." Once your request is received, the certified copies are mailed out within 4 days. For more information, call 847-810-3676.

You may obtain copies from the Lake County Clerk's Office, 18 N. County, Waukegan. Office hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Friday. For more information, call 847-377-2411.

Death records are not public records and are only available to those who have a personal or property right interest with the decedent. If you are not a relative of the deceased person, a letter or document from the office or agency that needs the death certificate must accompany the request.

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THE CITY OF LAKE FOREST
220 E. Deerpath, Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 234-2600
Non-Emergency Police:  (847) 234-2601

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