Mason County Michigan

Birth, Death & Marriage Records

COPIES OF BIRTH, DEATH, & MARRIAGE RECORDS

Birth Certificates:

  • Birth records occurring in Mason County begin with 1867.
  • Birth records are confidential records and are available only to the person or the parent named on the record.
  • Additional documentation will be required of applicants stating they are an heir, legal guardian, or legal representative of the person named on the record.
  • A current, valid driver's license or state issued ID is required for birth certificate requests in person.
  • Requests for birth certificates by mail must include:
    • ·Name
    • ·Date of Birth
    • ·Parent's Names (including mother's MAIDEN name)
    • ·Notarized signature
    • ·Self addressed stamped envelope
    • ·Check or money order - payable to Mason County Clerk
    • Please call for cost - 231-843-8202
    •      Click here for form     

Death Certificates:

  • Death records occurring in MasonCounty begin with 1875.
  • Death records are open to the public and are available for persons whose death occurred in MasonCounty.
  • Requests for death records by mail must include:
    • Name
    • Date of Death
    • Self addressed stamped envelope
    • Signature
    • Check or money order - payable to Mason County Clerk

Marriage Certificates:

  • Marriage records on file in MasonCounty begin with 1867.
  • Marriage records are open to the public and are available for licenses applied for and subsequently filed with the Mason County Clerk.
  • Requests for marriage records by mail must include:
    • Name of Groom
    • Maiden name of Bride
    • Date of Marriage
    • Self addressed stamped envelope
    • Signature
    • Check or money order - payable to Mason County Clerk

                          Click here for form                 

 Address: Mason County Clerk
                304 E. Ludington Avenue
                Ludington MI 49431

 

 

 

To access the Michigan Department of Community Health web site: http://www.michigan.gov/mdch/