The Washtenaw County Clerk/Register’s office is closed through April 13, 2020.
Our offices will not be available in-person or by phone during this time.
Certain Clerk/Register services will continue at reduced capacity ONLINE and BY MAIL - PLEASE SEE HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION.
Only EMERGENCY requests for certified copies of vital records are being processed by this office at this time. If you have an emergency need for a vital record you must contact firstname.lastname@example.org prior to submitting your request.
|General Office Hours||Marriage License Applications||County ID Card Applications|
|Mon. - Fri.||Mon. - Fri.||Mon. - Fri.|
|8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m||8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.||8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.|
Notice - Service interruption - Only EMERGENCY requests for certified copies of vital records are being processed by this office at this time. If you have an emergency need for a vital record you must contact email@example.com prior to submitting your request.
Birth records for births occurring in Washtenaw County since 1867 are available from the Vital Records office.
Search for or register an Assumed Name or Co-Partnership.
The Washtenaw County Identification Card is a photo ID available to Washtenaw County residents age 11 and older.
Death records for deaths occurring in Washtenaw County since 1867 are available from the Vital Records office.
Information about access to certain Vital Records data and images for genealogical researchers.
Learn how to obtain a marriage license.
File an original copy or request a certified copy of military discharge papers on file in our office.
Learn how to become a notary public commissioned by the Michigan Secretary of State to serve as an unbiased and impartial witness.
Veteran Identification Cards are available to veterans honorably discharged (or equivalent) who reside within Washtenaw County.
If you are ordering birth certificates or military discharge papers, please submit your current, valid ID via our submission site within 24 hours. You can also submit your ID by faxing us at (734) 222-6786 within 24 hours. Do not submit your order here. Tip: Fax a large picture of your ID - the image is easier to read.
- Application for a Certificate of Assumed Name (PDF)
- Application for a Marriage License (PDF)
- Application for Certificate of Copartnership (PDF)
- Business Names Instruction Document (PDF)
- Non-Resident Consent to Service (PDF)
- Request for Certified Copies of Birth, Marriage, Death, Business Names and Military Discharge (PDF)