]]> “The Bureau of Vital Records will only be processing new birth and death registrations until further notice, and will be unable to process requests for copies of records due to the emergency facility shutdowns,” an alert on the office’s website reads. They met with a clerk’s office employee via Zoom. jQuery(document).ready(function() { He visited her in Chicago, she visited him in India. Coronavirus (COVID-19): Our Customers, Employees, and Communities You may experience very long hold times if you call. Once the marriage is officiated, the license needs to be received by the county it was issued in within 10 days. The copy of the marriage license signed pursuant to this Section will become the official document for purposes of Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. Join Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Commissioners Stanley Moore, Deborah Sims and Donna Miller to learn more about Cook County's equity-focused rapid response to COVID-19 and ask questions via live Q&A chat. State of Illinois Coronavirus Response Site, EXECUTIVE ORDER IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 For Patrick Delgado and Lauren Jimenez, they got the first two steps right - but the marriage part hit a bump on the road five days before the wedding. Please turn on JavaScript and try again. If any provision of this Executive Order or its application to any person or circumstance is held invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, this invalidity does not affect any other provision or application of this Executive Order, which can be given effect without the invalid provision or application. The license is only valid for weddings that are performed within the State of Washington. The couple met in 2018 during a backpacking trip in India (Gadgil was an instructor, working for a U.S.-based wilderness company, and Weiler said she was impressed by his command of situations … and his looks). Due to Covid-19, the County Clerk's Office will issue marriage licenses at the Courthouse, Room 105, by appointment only. WHEREAS, Executive Order 2020-32 mandated that Illinoisans stay at home to the greatest extent possible, other than for essential activities, essential governmental functions, and essential businesses and operations; and. Easily fill out PDF blank, edit, and sign them. They kept in touch over WhatsApp, and met up. Yarbrough said the clerk typically processes about 30,000 marriage applications a year, so it’s likely there will be a backlog once the office resumes more regular operations. //-->