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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Lake County Clerk's Limited Reopening on July 6, 2020

Procedures for Entering Lake County Buildings

As of June 1, 2020, face coverings are required for anyone entering the County buildings. You must bring own face covering.

Social Distancing Requirements

  • Customer Service lines – Families/partners may queue together; others must be six feet apart

  • Elevator - Limit of three people per elevator

  • Stairwells - Social distancing is limited

  • Hallways - Single file to maximum extent possible

If you are not wearing a face covering, you will be refused admission to the building. Before you are turned away, you will receive contact information, to include telephone number and email address, along with procedures and instructions on how to access services online or by phone.

Lake County Clerk DepartmentMorningAfternoonEmail address
  • Assumed Business
  • Genealogical Research
  • Notary Commissions
  • Solicitor Registration
  • Statement of Economic Interests
  • Vital Record Requests
  • Open for walk-in customer service
  • 9 AM to Noon
  • Staff available for questions Noon to 5 PM
  • Call 847-377-2400

VitalRecords@lakecountyil.gov

Marriage / Civil Union Licenses

By appointment only
Staff available for questions 8:30 AM to 5 PM
Call 847-377-2400
Marriages@lakecountyil.gov

Tax Exemption and Redemption
  • Open for walk-in customer service
  • 9 AM to Noon
  • By appointment only
  • Noon to 3 PM
  • Call 847-377-2404

TaxExtension@lakecountyil.gov


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