Certified Copy of a Birth Certificate

First copy
$15.00
Additional copy of same record
$6.00

 

State ONLY record – first copy
$35.00
Additional copy of State ONLY record
$17.00

 

1. IN PERSON

  • The request form must be completed. (request form)**
  • Valid photo I.D. (i.e. driver’s license, State I.D. or passport) must be provided. We will take a photocopy.
    NOTE:
    If you are unable to produce valid photo I.D. you should call first. There are specific other documents that may be accepted by the clerk. One photo I.D. will be required in almost all cases.
  • Payment must be made in the form of cash, check or money order.

2. BY MAIL

  • A request form may be completed (request form)** or a letter may be written. The letter would need to contain the parents’ full names, including mother’s maiden name, and the child’s name, birthdate, birthplace and the signature of the person requesting the record. It is also helpful if you include the address that you would like the certificate sent to in the letter.
  • Include a photocopy of a valid photo I.D. (i.e. driver’s license, State I.D. or passport).  NOTE: If you are unable to produce valid photo I.D. you should call first. There are specific other documents that may be accepted by the clerk. One photo I.D. will be required in almost all cases.
  • Payment must be made in the form of cash, check or money order.
  • Mail requests are processed in 1-2 business days.
  • Send mail requests to: Oceana County Clerk, 100 State St., Suite 1, Hart, MI 49420

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