Death Certificates

The County Clerk’s office maintains all vital records of Oceana County residents including death records.

Death Certificate Fees

First copy – $15.00

Additional copy of the same record – $5.00

How to Request a Death Certificate

In Person

  • Complete the Vital Records Request Form*. To save time, you may print out and complete it prior to coming in.
  • Payment must be made in the form of cash, debit/credit card, check or money order.

By Mail

  • Include a completed Vital Records Request Form* or a letter may be written. The letter would need to contain the decedent’s full name and the date and place of death. It is also helpful if you include the address that you would like the certificate sent to in the letter.
  • 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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