Marriage Records

For more information, please call 815-235-8289 or come to the County Clerk’s Office in the Stewart Centre, 50 W. Douglas St., Suite 500, Freeport, IL 61032

Marriage Records

Who may obtain marriage records?
Anyone may obtain a copy of a marriage record.
What identification is required?
No identification is required.
What is the fee?
$16.00 for the first copy and $3.00 for each additional copy of the same record when purchased at the same time. Payment must be made with a money order, cashier's check, cash or credit card (subject to applicable service fee.)
How do I obtain a marriage record online or by mail?
  • To request a record online CLICK HERE.
  • To request a record by mail, the applicant must send a signed written form. Click here to obtain a mail-in form. The request must include the bride and groom’s names, date of marriage or approximated date and year of marriage. Mail your request to Stephenson County Clerk’s Office, 50 W. Douglas St., Suite 500, Freeport, IL 61032
What marriage records are on file in Stephenson County?
Marriage records on file in the Stephenson County Clerk’s Office go back to 1837.
What if the marriage occurred in another county or state?
Try these other county and state links. The state has online records available in the Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900. You can also order a record from another state.
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