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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Copies of Marriage Certificates

Who May Obtain a Copy of a Marriage Certificate?

Marriage certificates are open to the public.

How to Obtain a Marriage Certificate:


Come into the DuPage County Clerk's Office, 421 N. County Farm Road, Wheaton, IL 60187, Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Please complete a request form prior to coming to the office. 
The marriage record request form is located here: Marriage Certificate Request Form


For your convenience, you can process online requests for marriage certificates through an independent company that the DuPage County Clerk has partnered with to provide you this service; VitalChek Network, Inc. An additional fee of $10.00 is charged by VitalChek for this service, and all major credit cards are accepted, including American Express®, Discover®, MasterCard® or Visa®.

Place an order directly with VitalChek

By Mail: 

Download Certification of Record of Marriage Application (PDF) 

Fill out the application and mail it with a check or money order made payable to the DuPage County Clerk to:

Jean Kaczmarek
 DuPage County Clerk
P.O. Box 1028
Wheaton, IL 60187

What are the Fees for a Marriage Certificate?

The fee is $14 for the first copy and $2 for each additional copy of the same certificate, requested at the same time.

What about Genealogical research?

Marriage records had to occur 75 years ago or earlier to be classified as genealogy records. The application is the same and the fee is $1 per record. Genealogical records are not certified, but are stamped "For Genealogical Purposes Only."

Order Vital Records Online

Order your vital records online!

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Order a Certificate/Record

NOTE: There is a $10 service fee to order certificates/records through VitalChek.  The fee is not charged nor collected by the DuPage County Clerk's office.