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city of Alton, Illinois
City of Alton, il
101 E 3rd Street Alton, IL 62002
(618) 463-3500

Mary T. Boulds

Mary T. Boulds

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City Clerk
101 E. Third Street
Alton, IL  62002
PH:   618.463.3522
FAX: 618.463.3520

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M

Birth & Death Certificates


If you were born in Alton, you may obtain a Certified Copy of your birth certificate from the City Clerk's Office by visiting the office or writing by mail.  If you are writing by mail, you must submit a copy of a valid I.D., include your full name, date of birth, father's full name, mother's maiden name, and the address you wish to have it sent. The fee is $23.00 for the first copy and $8.00 for any additional. Send your information to the above listed addresses. 
Click Here for a Birth Certificate Request Application


If the person died in Alton, Godfrey, Moro, or Fosterburg you may obtain a copy of a death certificate from the City Clerk's Office. Our records begin in 1920.  Effective June 20, 2016., the fee is $23.00 for a Certified Copy and $8.00 for any additional.  If you writing for a death certificate please send the full name of the person listed on the death certificate that you wish to obtain and mail the request to the City Clerk's Office at the above listed address. 
Click Here for a Death Certifcate Request Application


Any person who is 18 years or older and lives in Madison County may register to vote in the Clerk's Office.  Two (2) forms of I.D. are required

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