Cremation Permit Request
Funeral Homes and Cremation Centers who are requesting a cremation permit, please send all cremation permit request through IVRS. Fetal death certificates and anatomical gift donations are still done by paper certificate, and you can fax a request to (815) 802- 7191. Please be advised the State of Illinois has set the cremation fee at $50.00 per cremation. If your funeral home or cremation center has established an account with our office the permit will be processed immediately. If you do not have an account, please fax a copy of the check and then mail the check with the decedents name and/or contact the Kankakee County Coroner's Office to pay over the phone with a credit card. There is a $3.00 credit card transaction fee. A cremation permit will not be issued until the $50.00 fee has been paid.