Illinois Birth Record Request Form Certificate
In the event of your death, these documents are also something that the executor of your estate may need access to. Make the smart choice today and get a copy of your birth certificate for unforeseen circumstances and everyday interactions.
Every person born in the U.S. gets a birth certificate and social security number, establishing his or her name, age, birthplace and U.S. citizenship. Citizenship is automatically granted to those born in the U.S. Sometimes a birth certificate is needed as proof of citizenship, for instance, when applying for a driver's license, social security card, or certain types of employment.