Michigan Vital Records

Vital Records Online is the most secure website for ordering Michigan birth certificates, marriage certificates, and death certificates.

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Michigan Government-Issued Vital Records

Ordering vital records in Michigan with Vital Records Online is a hassle-free process. Our unmatched experience in online assisted application services will save you time on unnecessary document resubmission at the office. If needed, you will greatly benefit from our unlimited support throughout your application process. We are here to help, by email and telephone.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services - Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics sets the requirements for the necessary documentation that you will need in order to obtain your certified vital records. An authorized copy of your vital records is necessary for a variety of purposes. Replace a lost birth certificate, marriage certificate, and death certificate in a few steps with our online forms.

Save unnecessary trips to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services - Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics and order a certified copy of your records from the comfort of your home. We take care of the processing and ensure a timely delivery straight to your door.

Click the links below to start your online application:

Official Birth Certificate

Michigan Birth Certificate

Request a Certified Copy of Live Birth for your baby or child.

Official Marriage Certificate

Michigan Marriage Certificate

Obtain Marriage records for yourself or a family member.

Official Marriage Certificate

Michigan Death Certificate

Get an Original Copy of a Death Certificate replacement for a lost record.

Ordering Vital Records in Michigan

Before starting the process to request a certified copy of a birth certificate, marriage certificate, or death certificate, it is important to understand that you will have to provide some sensitive information in order to obtain your records. It is also important to know about the requirements, processing times, and other relevant information for the Michigan government agency. Read below to understand more about some of the most frequently asked questions.

How long will it take to receive my vital records from Michigan?

Currently, you can expect to receive your vital records from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services in 4 to 5 weeks.

What documents are required to order vital records from Michigan?

To complete the online application, the Michigan Health Department requires applicants to prove their identity by including a photocopy of their ID. It varies depending on the certificate type, but people can use a driver’s license or a state photo ID. Check other acceptable IDs per certificate needed:

How much does it cost to get a copy of a vital record from Michigan?

Vital Records Online will charge a fee starting from $49 for the assisted service whenever you order birth records, marriage or licenses, divorce certificates, or death records. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services will charge a $34.00 fee for each certified copy of a birth, marriage, or death certificate. Any additional copy to your order will cost $16.00.

Who can request vital records from Michigan?

There are limitations to who can request vital records from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. It depends on if the request is for a birth certificate, marriage certificate, or death certificate. The requestor must be doing it on their own behalf. Otherwise, the requester must be part of the close family, some distant family member, or must be the legal guardian or representative for the individual of record.

How to order birth certificates and other vital records from Michigan?

There are two ways to order vital records in Michigan. The first and the easiest is through our service – Vital Records Online. You can complete your application process online and will receive your vital records by mail. Saving you time and a trip to the government agency. The second option is going, in person, to the public office where the individual was born. This process could be tedious and time-consuming because of the long lines and paperwork typically associated with the Administration.

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Michigan Vital Records Office
Business Hours
Monday to Friday: 7:00 AM to 12:00AM and 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Saturday - Sunday Closed

Vital Records Online Mailing Center
PO Box 13471
Miami, FL 33101

Currently, this location is not open to the public.