In the following website you will find everything that you need to know about applying for a birth certificate and how you can order one. If you or someone you know needs a copy of a birth certificate it would be best to visit the Champaign County Clerk.

1776 E Washington St, Urbana, IL 61802

Contact: (217) 384-3776

Service Hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 4:30pm


If you were not born in Champaign County, you will need to go to the county that you were born in, or check the Illinois State Registry.

Contact: (800) 252-8980


Brookens Administrative Center

 (Birth Certificate)

The DMV is where you go to procure your State ID and/or Driver’s License. One of these identification cards is vital in attaining many services, so attaining ID should be a priority. A state ID will cost you $20 and a driver’s license will cost you $30.

Round Barn Center, 2012 Round Barn Road, Champaign, IL 61821

Contact: (217) 278-3344

Hours: Tuesday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm ,

Saturday 7:30am-12:00pm, Sunday-Monday closed

421 South Murray, Rantoul, IL 61866

Contact: (217) 892-8773


Tuesday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm , Saturday 7:30am-12:00pm,

Sun-Mon closed

Department of Motor Vehicles

(Driver’s License/State ID)

Assistance with State ID on Tuesdays, 1-4 pm

217 S. Randolph St., Champaign, IL 61820


Open Hours: Friday, Noon–3pm


Access to Laundry, Shower, Phone & Mail

St. Jude Catholic Worker

(Drop-In Center)

Works with other Federal agencies to provide information about available services such as help finding a job or applying for possible benefits such as cash benefits, health care, food, and housing.

101 S Country Fair Dr, Champaign, IL 61821


Contact: (877) 819-2593

Service Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9am-4pm;

Wednesday 9am-12pm



US Social Security Administration Office (Social Security Card)

A voter registration card will often serve as a valid I.D. Anyone who is not currently incarcerated in Illinois is eligible to vote, regardless of background or parole status.

Brookens Administration Center, 1776 E. Washington, Urbana


Contact: 217 384-3720

Hours-Monday-Friday 8-4:30

1776 E. Washington, Urbana

Free ID: A person can get free I.D. if they are considered homeless. They need to verify this by getting a “Homeless Status Certification” from a local agency such as the Urbana Township or Daily Bread Soup Kitchen.

Champaign County Clerk-Voter Registration Card

Full details on FOOD PANTRY.


Assistance with State ID’s and in and out of state birth certificates on second Wednesday, 10:30 am-noon

Daily Bread Soup Kitchen