Birth Certificates

County Clerk's Office

Linda Andreas
Madison County Clerk
P.O. Box 218
Edwardsville, IL. 62025
Phone: (618) 692-6290

You may obtain a certified copy of a Birth Certificate by providing the following:

  1. Your full name with proper spacing.
  2. Exact name of the person for whom you are seeking the record (or exact name of a child on record).
  3. Date of birth
  4. Place of birth
  5. Father´S Name
  6. Mother´s Name
  7. A photocopy of your Photo I.D. (i.e. Drivers License or Military I.D.)

The cost is $20.00 for the 1st copy and $8.00 for additional copies of the same record. Your check or money order should be made payable to "Madison County Clerk".

Certified copies of the record will only be issued if the requestor´s name appears on the Birth Record, which could be either as a parent or as the child.

Individuals must be 18 years or older, except for a minor mother, in order to obtain a birth record.

Order Birth Records Online

DELIVERY FEES: Delivery is provided free by USPS or you may upgrade to FEDEX OVERNIGHT for an additional $40.00.  Delivery payable by major credit card only American Express®, Discover®, MasterCard® or Visa®.

Birth records cannot be faxed


Download the vital records form you will need in PDF format.

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Submit the form to the following address:

Linda Andreas
Madison County Clerk
157 N. Main Street STE 109
P.O. Box 218
Edwardsville, IL. 62025-0218