Marriage Records

Obtaining Copes of Marriage Records

Marriage Records are public information.

In Person

Fill out the application for a Marriage Certificate by visiting the County Clerk's Office.

By Mail

Complete the Marriage Record Request Form (PDF) or send a letter that includes the following:

  • Name of Parties at Time of Marriage
  • Date of Marriage

Your marriage record request form or written request should be submitted with payment. Checks and money orders should be made payable to Manistee County Clerk. Please include a self addressed business sized stamped envelope and send request to:

Manistee County Clerk's Office

415 Third Street

Manistee, MI 49660

By Email

Send a written request by email, including the following:

  • Name of Parties at Time of Marriage
  • Date of Marriage

Marriage records may be paid for online once email request is sent.

Record Costs

  • $15 for the first copy
  • $5 for each additional copy purchase at the same time and on the same day

Payment Methods

  • Cash
  • Check or Money Order made payable to Manistee County Clerk
  • Online