Copies of Death Certificates

 

WHO MAY OBTAIN A DEATH CERTIFICATE?

Administrator or executor of the decedent’s estate
Immediate family members
Veterans Administration or an accredited veteran’s organization (no charge)
A person having a personal or property right interest in the record with a letter or document from the agency that needs the death certificate (such as car title transfer)

HOW TO OBTAIN A DEATH CERTIFICATE?

IN-PERSON:
Come into the Washington County Clerk’s Office, 101 E. St. Louis St., Nashville, IL 62263, Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM and fill out an application.

BY MAIL:
Download Certification of Death Record Application (PDF)
Fill out the application and mail it along with a photocopy of a current and valid acceptable form of identification and a check or money order made payable to the Washington County Clerk to:

Nancy Heseman
Washington County Clerk
101 E. St. Louis St.
Nashville, IL 62263

WHAT ARE THE FEES FOR A MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE?

The fee is $19 for the first copy and $9 for each additional copy of the same certificate, requested at the same time.
WHAT ARE THE ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF CURRENT AND VALID IDENTIFICATION?

Illinois Drivers License
Illinois State Identification Card
U.S. Military Identification Card
Selective Service Card
Out-of-State Drivers License
U.S. Naturalization Certificate
U.S. Immigration Card
U.S. Passport