County Clerk

Pete Duncan Macoupin County Clerk
Death Certificates

The Macoupin County Clerk's office keeps official records of deaths that occur in Macoupin County.

Under state law, you may legally obtain a copy of a death certificate if you are next of kin or can prove a financial interest in an individual's death. 

Requesting a death certificate

You may obtain a death certificate in one of 5 methods:

  1. In person at the Macoupin County Courthouse in the County Clerk's Office
  2. Write us
    • Mail your request to:
      Macoupin County Clerk Pete Duncan 
      Vital Records 
      P.O. Box 107
      Carlinville, IL 62626

      • Include the following items:
        • - a completed Death Certificate Request Form*
        • - a photocopy of your photo identification
        • - a check or money order payable to the Macoupin County Clerk for $20 (additional copies of the same record cost $10 each)
        • Note: Be sure to include your phone number with your mail request.
  3. Email the information requested in the form found above for the type of record you are requesting.
  4. Visit and place an online order for a record.