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Monday, 24 October 2016
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The Manistee County Clerk's Office is now accepting payments by credit card through GovPayNet.

To pay for Birth Certificates, Death Certificates, Marriage Records, DBAs and Court copies please click the following link:


*All records paid for by credit card must have a written request submitted to the Manistee County Clerk's Office. Requests may be submitted via mail, fax or by email.*

All Vital Records

$15.00 per name (Non-refundable)

Birth Record Request Form

Death Record Request Form

Marriage Record Request Form

Additional copies of the same record purchased the same day - $5.00 each

Non-certified copies dated after 1950 - $5.00 each

Vital Records dated before 1950 - $15.00**

Copies of documents

Certified Copies of Court Documents $10 1st page/$1 each additional page

Non Certified - $1.00 per page
Fax Copy - $3.00 per page
Register of Actions - $3.00 per page
Liber Pages $3.00 per page

FOIA Requests $1.00 per page plus employees time
(lowest wage per hour) and cost of mailing
DD214 Free to Person of Record with Proper Identification
Search Fee $5.00 per name

Search of Vital Records

$20/per name (Non-Refundable) includes search and one Certified Copy if available

Search of Naturalization Records

Naturalization Papers

$20/per name (Non-Refundable) includes search and one Certified Copy if available

$5.00 per page

**All Death Certificates and Marriage Licenses dated before 1950 must be typed and certified.


DBA Registration Forms are available in the County Clerk's Office.  The form requires a Notarized Signature.  A DBA preserves the name of your business in Manistee County only.
A DBA is valid for a period of 5 years.

Fee: $10.00 at the time of filing.

Doing Business As - DBA Form

DBA Dissolution Form


Notary Public Applications are available in the County Clerk's Office.  A $10,000 Notary Public Bond must be filed at the County Clerk's Office.
Fee: $10.00 to file the Notary Bond in the County Clerk's Office

A $10.00 Fee must be sent with the Notary Application to the State of Michigan.

Notary Public Form


Last Updated on Thursday, 07 January 2016 11:45

General Website Inquiries:
Manistee County Administrator
415 Third Street
Manistee, Michigan 49660