Don’t forget to complete the 2020 Census. To complete it online, use https://my2020census.gov/.

Oceana County Michigan

Page: 123
Parent: 102
Grandparent: 81
Great: 17

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 / Payroll and Elections Clerk
231-873-6716
Trisha Marsh
Accounts Payable Clerk
231-873-6713
Jana Boundy
Vital Records Clerk
231-873-6712
Kyla Miller
Assistant Court and County Clerk
231-873-6714

Oceana County Building

100 S. State Street
Suite M-1
Hart, MI 49420
Phone: (231) 873-4328
Fax: 231-873-1391

Hours

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

Send County Clerk A Message

Oceana County News

Press Release – Oceana County Courts Move Back to Phase I Operations

Posted: November 23rd, 2020
Due to the continued increase in COVID-19 cases in Oceana County the Oceana County Courthouse has taken additional steps
Read More

Election Results

Posted: August 4th, 2020
To view the official election results for Oceana County, click here. Please remember to press F5 or click Refresh/Reload
Read More

Post Webinar Materials: High Water and High Waves: How Our Beaches Respond

Posted: June 9th, 2020
Following the June 15th webinar by Professor Guy Meadows titled: “High Water and High Waves: How Our Beaches Respond”
Read More

Public Notice – Board of Commissioners Meeting – November 12, 2020

Posted: June 5th, 2020
OCEANA COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS December 3, 2020 The Oceana County Board of Commissioners will hold committee meetings and
Read More

Upcoming Events

Dec3

Board of Commissioners Meeting

Oceana County Building
11:30am - 1:00pm
Dec3

Planning Commission Meeting

Oceana County Building
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Dec3

Parks & Recreation Commission Meeting

Oceana County Building
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dec17

Board of Commissioners Meeting

Oceana County Building
11:30am - 1:00pm
See All Events