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Death Certificate

You may obtain a Certified Death Record by mailing in an Application for Certified Death Certificate to:

Registrar
220 E. Deerpath
Lake Forest, IL 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 certificate and $6.00 for each additional certificate. Make checks payable to "The City of Lake Forest." For more information, call 847-810-3676.

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.

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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