Medical ID Program


The Chicago Medical ID program offers a free medical identification card to Chicago residents of all ages who want their medical information and vital statistics readily available. This service is free to Chicago residents. Medical IDs are currently not available at our Archer Avenue Office.

How to Get Your Card

The process is pretty simple and takes only a few minutes:

  1. Cardholder completes and signs the Personal/Medical information form.
  2. Clerk staff take information from the form and a digital photo (taken onsite or sent to our office) to create the card using a specialized system and provide the card to the resident.

This transaction can occur via any of the following means:

  1. In person at the Office of the City Clerk location in City Hall. 
  2. In person at any of our community events throughout the year (Forms will be available at the event).
  3. Via mail: Send the completed form and a photo to: The Office of the City Clerk, Community Services, 121 N. LaSalle St., Rm. 107, Chicago, IL 60602.
  4. Via email: Email the completed form and a digital photo or JPEG to

Storing and Sharing the Information

The Clerk’s Office values our residents’ privacy and the information and pictures provided will be not be shared and will be stored securely in the Clerk’s office.

Community Events

Click here to view a calendar listing of upcoming community events. To schedule an appointment, or to receive more information, please call the Office of the City Clerk, Community Services Division at 312-744-9498.

The Medical ID Card

Please Note:

Availability of these programs is limited during May, June, and July due to annual Ward Sales for City Vehicle Stickers.