Oceana County Michigan

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Grandparent: 81
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How to Request a Certified Birth Certificate

Fees
First copy $15.00
Additional copy of the same record $6.00
First copy of State only record $35.00
Additional copy of State only record $17.00

In Person

  • Complete the  Vital Records Request Form. To save time, you may print out and complete it prior to coming in.
  • Valid photo ID (i.e., driver’s license, state ID, or passport) must be provided. We will take a photocopy.
    NOTE: If you are unable to produce a valid photo ID, you should call first. There are alternate documents that may be accepted by the clerk. One photo ID will be required in almost all cases.
  • We accept payments by cash, check, or money order. Discover, Mastercard, and Visa credit and debit card payments are accepted as well.

Mail-In

  • Include a completed  Vital Records 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 ID (i.e., driver’s license, state ID, or passport).
    NOTE: If you are unable to produce a valid photo ID, you should call first. There are alternate documents that may be accepted by the clerk. One photo ID 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 S. State Street
Suite M-1
Hart, MI 49420

Contact County Clerk

Staff

Amy L. Anderson
County Clerk
Melanie A. Coon
Chief Deputy and Elections Clerk
231-873-6716
Jana Boundy
Accounts Payable Clerk
231-873-6712
Heather Vandervest
Vital Records Clerk
231-873-6713

Oceana County Building

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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Oceana County News

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Aug5

Planning Commission Meeting

Oceana County Building
1:00pm - 3:00pm
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Parks & Recreation Commission Meeting

Oceana County Building
3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Department of Veterans Affairs Meeting

County Services Building – Griswold Street
11:00am - 1:00pm
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Board of Commissioners Meeting

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