During the pandemic, the St. Clair County Circuit Clerk’s Office will continue to maintain regular hours of operation Monday-Friday from 8:00am-4:30pm with the exception of holidays. At this time, we continue to encourage safe interaction and proper social distancing. In an effort to reduce in-person visits, we ask court patrons to utilize online services as much as possible.
The St. Clair County Circuit Clerk’s Office online services include:
Pleas of Guilty and Electronic Payments: Pleas of guilty (on cases that do not require a court appearance) and electronic payments on outstanding fines and fees may be made through the Circuit Clerk’s Payment Site. Mail in payments are still accepted at P.O. Box 691, Belleville, IL 62222.
eFiling: Pursuant to Illinois Supreme Court Rule 9, eFiling is required on all civil case types for Attorneys and Self Represented Litigants. The direct link to the eFileIL portal is https://illinois.tylerhost.net/ofsweb. The Illinois Supreme Court has provided outstanding resources to assist in the eFiling process. Please review the E-Filing Guide for Self Represented Litigants.
Court Record Search: The Circuit Clerk’s website may be used to access all (civil and criminal) court dates. As court cases are continued and the Court resets the matters, please check our website.
Forms: The Circuit Clerk’s website provides many frequently used court forms. The forms are in pdf format, fillable and available for download to your computer
Our mission is to serve the public in a timely, cost-effective manner, providing all court records, information, and services with courtesy and efficiency. Our goal is to be your 21st Century gateway to the American justice system here in St. Clair County.