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Cook County Vital Records and Personal Document Requests

Vital records are locally-authorized documents that record major life events like birth, death, marriage, and divorce. Fortunately, West Suburban Currency Exchanges has everything you need to access these records. Visit one of our currency exchange locations today to request your vital records.

Birth, Marriage, & Death Certificates

If you need to obtain Cook County vital records, there’s no need to make a trip to the Division of Vital Records in Springfield or the Cook County Clerk’s Office. Instead, you can simply visit your local West Suburban Currency Exchange. We’ll process your request quickly and have your records to you in no time.

WSCE makes it easy to get the vital records you need, whether you live in Cook County or one of the surrounding communities. We can also help you obtain records from other counties in Illinois. The next time you need Cook County birth certificates, death records, or marriage certificates, remember that WSCE is here to help.

How to Access Vital Records in Cook County

To obtain a copy of your birth certificate or marriage certificate, simply bring a driver’s license or state ID card to your local West Suburban Currency Exchange. Individuals under 18 will need a parent with a driver’s license or state ID to accompany them.

Any family member of the deceased can obtain a death certificate at WSCE. Like other vital records, you’ll need to provide a driver’s license or state ID to receive a copy of the death certificate. WSCE can help facilitate this process and provide additional support as needed.

WSCE is here to help you get the vital records you need in a timely and efficient manner. When we receive a request for records, we work directly with the appropriate government office, typically the Division of Vital Records within the Illinois Department of Public Health, to obtain your records.

Next, your documents are delivered to our location. Typically they will be available for pickup after 3-4 business days.

Ways to Use Vital Record

There are many reasons you may need to obtain a vital record. Some of the most common ones include:

  • Applying for a passport
  • Applying for government benefits
  • Establishing your identity
  • Settling an estate
  • Obtaining insurance benefits
  • Claiming a pension
  • Joining the military
  • Enrolling in a new school

Vital records can also serve as primary or secondary identification. They are typically needed when applying for passports, marriage licenses, and insurance benefits. WSCE can help you obtain the vital records you need for these purposes.

Getting your vital records from WSCE is easy and convenient. We’ll do all the legwork for you so you can get back to your day-to-day as quickly as possible.

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Stop By One of Our Convenient Locations

If you have questions about obtaining your Cook County vital records, simply visit one of our many currency exchange locations. Our staff will answer your questions thoroughly and help you find exactly what you’re looking for. During your visit, we can also help you with the following:

  • Foreign Currency
  • Check Cashing
  • Money Orders
  • Notary Services
  • Utility Bill Payments
  • Western Union
  • Pre-paid Visa Debit Cards
  • Phone Cards
  • Vehicle Licenses
  • License Plate Renewals

WSCE has locations throughout Chicagoland, so finding one near you is easy.

We understand that some transactions can be sensitive. For this reason, our team members handle all inquiries with the utmost professionalism and discretion.

WSCE dedicates to providing customers with the best possible service. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us or stop by one of our currency exchange locations.