Medical Records Department
2121 W Harrison
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone Number
312-666-0500
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The following information is intended for funeral directors to assist them in working with the Office of the Medical Examiner.

Trò chơi bắn cáCremation Permits

Trò chơi bắn cáCremation permits are $150 each.

Trò chơi bắn cáThere are two types of cremation authorizations:

Hand-written permit

For Fetal Death Certificates, Hand Signed Death Certificates and deaths where the disposition is a donation, the funeral director must come to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office to obtain a cremation permit.

Authorized through IVRS

In order for a cremation to be authorized through IVRS, the funeral home/crematory must have a fax account with the Medical Examiner’s Office. Call (312) 997-3025 to inquire about opening an account and requirements for use.

to submit online

Questions: Call the Medical Records Department at (312) 997-4425.