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DeKalb County Clerk & Recorder's Office

Douglas J. Johnson-County Clerk & Recorder
Administration Building - 2nd Floor
Sycamore Campus
110 East Sycamore Street, Sycamore, IL 60178
Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Clerk's Phone: 815-895-7149 &  FAX: 815-895-7148
Recorder's Phone: 815-895-7156 &  FAX: 815-899-0781



The DeKalb County Clerk's Division offers numerous services for business, residents, and property owners. Here you can order vital records, register a business under an assumed name, become a Notary Public, obtain a Passport, research genealogy, review all County Board proceedings from 1837 to the present, and much more!


In addition, the Clerk's Division is responsible for the annual processing of Ethics Statements for all elected and some appointed officials in the County. Use this section to explore and request records either online or in person at our central offices.


Vital Records - Obtain licenses or certified copies of birth, death, marriage or civil union records.


Business Services - Assumed name registration & information


County Board Proceedings - The DeKalb County Board is the governing body responsible for taxing and setting policy for DeKalb County.


FOIA Requests


Court & Judicial Records


Genealogy Research


Notary Services


Passport Services -As of 7/1/16, Passport Applications will be processed by Appointment Only – Please contact our office to make an appointment


Raffle and Poker Run, Liquor, and Fireworks Permits


Statement of Economic Interest .pdf


Tax Services & Redemptions


Veterans Honor Roll


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