McLean County Clerk

State Holiday, November 3, 2020:  Our office will be closed to the public with the exception of the Election Division.  Any requests for vital records or other services received on the 3rd will be processed on November 4th, or as soon as possible.

Regarding the issuing of Marriage Licenses:

Due to reduced staffing in our office, we ask that you call us one to two weeks before the ceremony ...read the full statement

The County Clerk’s office offers the following services: Vital Records, Elections, Property Tax Extension, Business Services, and Recording.

Click on the underlined text below to go to a particular page for more information.

Elections  

 Administration of McLean County Elections (except City of Bloomington)

Voter registration and HOW TO VOTE BY MAIL (except for City of Bloomington)

Statements of Economic Interests for units of local government in McLean County

**Reminder: McLean County has two Election Authorities. Our office handles all but City of Bloomington. Click HERE for the Bloomington Election Commission’s Website.**

Vital Records 

Requests for vital records (birth, death, marriage and civil union certificates), including genealogical requests

Marriage and civil union license applications and recording of solemnized marriage and civil union certificates

Property Taxes

Redemptions of delinquent real property and mobile home taxes

Tax computation based on the levies submitted by taxing districts

Business Services

Assumed Names for sole proprietorships with addresses in McLean County

Recording of notary public commissions and issuing of certificates of authority

Applications for Liquor Licenses, Fireworks and Massage Parlor Permits (except City of Bloomington) 

Recording 

Recording of real estate documents (i.e. deeds, mortgages, plats, etc.), legal documents (i.e. wills, POA’s, etc.), military discharge records, and other documents

The duties of the Recorder’s Office are handled by the County Clerk

A referendum to place the duties of the Recorder’s Office into the County Clerk’s Office was passed by the voters of McLean County on November 6, 2012, and took effect on December 31, 2013. Both offices continue to provide professional, dedicated customer service to the public and will remain at their same locations with telephone numbers, email addresses and website links remaining the same.

Informative links:

Shortlist of Services in McLean County including Food Pantries (PDF)
McLean County Budget Information
Take the Vital Records Quiz! (PDF)
2017 Recording Division Survey