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County Clerk & Recorder

Tasha Sims

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, 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.

Administration Building 2nd Floor
110 East Sycamore Street
Sycamore, IL 60178

Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

County Clerk & Recorder

Phone: 815-895-7142



Phone: 815-895-7156
Fax: 815-899-0781

Vital Records

Phone: 815-895-7149
Fax: 815-895-7148


Phone: 815-895-7147
Fax: 815-895-7148