Order a Birth, Death, or Marriage Certificate
Livingston County, MichiganCounty ClerkOrder a Birth, Death, or Marriage Certificate

Order a Birth, Death, or Marriage Certificate

New Vital Records Fees as of September 1, 2019 - $25 for the first copy and $10 for each identical copy

You must include a self-addressed, stamped envelope with all mailed in orders

Certified copies of Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates are available that occurred in Livingston County. All copies issued by this office are certified copies with a raised seal and serve as an 'original' document.
The following information is required:
Birth Certificate:  Birth certificates are confidential records and are only available to the person or parent of the person named on that record. You must show, or provide a copy of, a valid driver's license, state-issued ID or passport. If you are a legal guardian, legal representative or an heir of the person, additional documentation is required. 

If you were adopted and  the birth took place before 1979, please order from the state of Michigan.  If you were born prior to 1979 and your parents were not married at the time of your birth, please order from the state of Michigan.   State Vital Records Website.

Marriage CertificateIf you are applying for a marriage license go to permits and licenses in the left navigation pane and click on the plus (+) sign to expand.  Marriage licenses must have been applied for in Livingston County to request a copy. You must provide the date of the marriage, the groom's full name, and the bride's full name before the marriage.
Death Certificate:  You must provide the full name of the deceased and the date of death.  Order Death Certificate online.  Must include a self-addressed, postage paid envelope with all mailed in orders.