Official Instructions & Application

Illinois Department of Public Health
Division of Vital Records
Attn: Illinois Adoption Registry
925 E. Ridgeley Ave.
Springfield, IL 62702-2737

Note: There is a very, very small chance a birth parent may have requested redaction from their son or daughter’s original birth certificate. If this happened prior to the adoptee’s request, it will be honored and the original birth certificate will not be released.