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Death Certificates (1867 - present)

Anyone can purchase a death certificate as long as they have the name of the person at the time of death and the date of death.

Obtain a Certified Copy of a Death Certificate

In Person

Death records can be purchased at the County Clerk's office. The charge for a certified copy is $10.00 for the first copy and $3.00 for each additional copy of the same record.

Online

The search fee is $10 and includes one certified copy and $3.00 for each additional copy of the same record. A convenience fee also applies to your order total for online requests. Search and convenience fees are non-refundable.

By Mail

The search fee is $10 and includes one certified copy and $3.00 for each additional copy of the same record. Print and mail the following form:

 

Contact Us

County Clerk

County Administration Building
300 Monroe Avenue NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2288

Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 4:45pm

Phone: (616) 632-7640

Fax: (616) 632-7645

Lisa Posthumus Lyonse

Lisa Posthumus Lyons
County Clerk/Register

Robert J. Macomber
Chief Deputy County Clerk

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