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Vital Record Searches can be requested through the Clerk's Office. Our office has birth records, death records and marriage licenses dating back to 1866.
You may request a copy of a birth certificate, death certificate or marriage license by mail or by personally coming into our office.
Personal requests for a Birth Certificate
for people born after the year 1900
must come from the person needing the certificate - a spouse/friend/child cannot request or pick up the record. However, a parent named on the Birth Certificate can get one for a child.
You may also come in during regular business hours to research records on your own, for genealogy.Fees for Vital Records are as follows:
$10.00 for the first copy
$ 3.00 for additional copies of the same record
$2.00 Copy-Type from Old Record
Photocopy of Original Record Search Fee
$0.25 per page
(If Clerk's Office must perform a Search for requested record)
Individuals - 60 yrs. of age or older;
A Search & A Copy OR
1 - Certified Copy $ 5.00
VITAL RECORDS for the STATE OF MICHIGAN can also be requested/obtained from the following:
This page last updated on 7/17/2009.