Duties & Responsibilities
The Union County Clerk serves as ex-officio Clerk of the County Board. The County Clerk records county board meeting minutes, resolutions and ordinances, publicizes County Board meetings, issues County licenses, maintains records and issues certificates of vital statistics, registers voters, conducts elections, files campaign disclosure and statements of economic interest, registers notary publics, and registers assumed business names. The County Clerk is responsible for recording and maintaining permanent, public record of all real estate transactions in Union County. Land records in this office date from 1818 to the present and vital records date from 1878 to present. It is the responsibility of the County Clerk to serve the public and uphold the law by following the applicable statutes of the State of Illinois.
Laredo is account-based searching tool for users who access land-record documents on a regular basis with several subscription packages to choose from. To sign up for a subscription, please contact the Union County Clerk’s Office at (618)833‑5711 or email@example.com. If the documents needed are not available online, please consider sending your request through Official Records Online (ORO).
Official Records Online
Official Records Online (ORO) allows the public to request certified and uncertified vital records over the internet (birth, death, and marriage documents). This will be especially helpful as residents must have certain vital records in order to obtain a REAL-ID.
According to the FBI, Property and Mortgage Fraud is the fastest growing white-collar crime. It can be as simple as someone recording a fraudulent document in the County Land Records office, making it look as though they now own your home or property.
To address these concerns, your Union County Land Records office has teamed up to create a notification service that will help you combat the effects of Land fraud and other similar fraudulent activities. Click below for more information.
Standard Flat Fee Size
Legal Flat Fee Size
Surveys (5 copies)
Certified Real Estate Records Copies
Copies Per Page
Copies after 250 per month