MICHIGAN VITAL RECORDS
Writing to the state level to obtain birth, death and marriage records:
- MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICE OF STATE REGISTRAR
- P.O. Box 30195
- Michigan 48909
- ph. 517-335-8655 (Make money orders payable to State of Michigan)
- The registrar will not look things up over the phone.
Birth: $13.00 Must provide, date of birth, mother and fathers name, child's name
and place of birth. Birth's are restricted, and most Michigan Original Birth Certificates
have been sealed. Sometime an adoptee get's lucky, but not often. Can take up to 3 weeks
to get birth certificate.
Marriage: $13.00 Michigan marriages are indexed by groom's name, so it may be
best to find the marriage certificate on a county level. Marriages are public information
in this state. You must provide grooms name, wife's name and date of marriage. They will
search over a time period if you request. Can take up to 4 months to receive the
Death: $13.00 Deaths are public information in this state. You must provide the
name of the deceased, place and date of death. They will search over a time period if you
request. Can take up to 4 months to receive the certificate.
Divorce: Divorce's are held in the Circuit County Court, in the county of the
divorce, and can be viewed by the public. You can write for these on a county level,
paying so much per page for copying fee's.
MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLE
- DRIVERS LICENSES STATE OF MICHIGAN
- 7064 Crowner Drive
- Lansing, Michigan 48918
Driving records are open to the public, you can make your request in writing, or call
and charge to a Visa or Master Card. You must have the person's full name, and date of
birth or drivers license number. To charge to Visa or Master Card call: 517-322-1624. If
charged, you will get a response via the postal service within a few days. A request
through the mail, may take a week or more.
MICHIGAN JAIL SYSTEM
To find out if the person you are looking for is anywhere in the Michigan Jail System,
you can call 517-780-6068 You will need the person's Full name and date of birth. You can
get the following information, over the phone:
- Location of prisoner
- Prisnor #
- Number of Violations
- When the prisoner will be released