Oceana County Michigan

Request Certified Copy of a Birth Certificate

Birth Certificate Request Fees
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

 Download Vital Records Request Form**


In Person

  • The request form must be completed.
  • 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 alternate documents that may be accepted by the clerk. One photo I.D. will be required in almost all cases.
  • We accept payments by cash, check, or money order. Discover, Mastercard, or Visa credit and debit card payments are accepted as well.

By Mail

  • A request form may be completed 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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Contact County Clerk

Staff

Rebecca J. Griffin
Oceana County Clerk
rgriffin@oceana.mi.us
Amy Anderson
Chief Deputy Clerk
Robin Eadie
Vital Records/Accounts Payable Clerk
Melanie Coon
Payroll/Elections Clerk
Kyla Miller
Assistant Court and County Clerk

Oceana County Clerk

100 S. State Street
Suite M-1
Hart, MI 49420
Phone: (231) 873-4328

Hours

Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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