COVID-19 Clerk/Register Operating Plan
The Clerk/Register’s office is available to the public in-person by appointment, only, in order to allow us to serve the public while carefully adhering to social distancing guidelines designed to protect the health of the public and staff.
We encourage you to access our services online or by mail unless it is necessary to visit us in-person.
For more information or to make an appointment at the Vital Records Division, contact: (734) 222-6720 or [email protected].
|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.|
COVID-19 Service interruption - Please submit a request ONLY if you have an urgent need to obtain records. Please allow extra time for processing.
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)