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To obtain a Certified Copy of a Death Record, you must be:

  • The informant listed on the death certificate.
  • The next of kin.
  • Someone who has a personal or property right interest in the record, and documentation to show this
  • Those with written, notarized consent from the informant.
  • Provide a valid photo ID such as a Driver's License or State ID.

To purchase a Certified Copy of a Death Record, you will need the following:

  • The name of the deceased.
  • The Month, Day and Year of the Death.
  • The City that the Death took place in.
  • A valid photo ID such as a Driver's License or State ID.
  • The fee is $20.00 for the first Certified Copy and $14.00 for each additional copy of same record purchased at the same time.

Click here PDF Document to download the Application for Certified Copy of Death Record.







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Karen Kinney Click to send e-mail- County Clerk
Rock Island County Office Building (map ExternalLink.gif)
First Floor - 1504 Third Avenue, Rock Island IL, 61201-8624

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