THE CLERK’S OFFICE IS NOW OPEN TO THE PUBLIC (effective June 8, 2020)
We strongly recommend that you make an appointment prior to coming to the courthouse. Please call the office number 231-873-4328.
We also want to let you know that you will need to wear a mask to gain entry into the building. Please have all of your paperwork prepared before you come for your appointment. And please bring all of the necessary items, i.e. driver’s license, CPL certificate, payment (we take debit and credit cards).
The County Clerk is an elected position, serving a four-year term. The clerk is responsible for issuing and the filing of marriage licenses, keeping records of births, deaths, assumed names, co-partnerships, concealed weapons permits, veterans discharges, notary bonds, filings for circuit court, circuit court jurors, and processing of passport applications. The clerk administers all election functions required by law, in addition to tabulating ballots and training all election inspectors within the county.
Click the links below for Forms & Information:
- Concealed Pistol License Application and Gun Law Information
- Veterans’ Forms & Resources
- Juror Excusal Form – 27th Circuit Court
- Juror Excusal Form – 78th District Court
NOTARY APPLICATION FEE – $10
Oceana County Historical & Genealogical Society
114 Dryden Street
Hart, MI 49420
P | (231) 873-2600
Hours: Wednesdays, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
As of January 1, 2014, no county office will process passport applications. A list of local facilities that process passports can be obtained from the TRAVEL.STATE.GOV website.
As of December 17, 2013, the only location in Oceana County that processes applications is:
Hart Post Office
135 S. State Street
Hart, MI 49420
P | (231) 873-2850