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Birth Records FAQs


Welcome to the Birth Records "Frequently Asked Questions" page of the Macomb County Clerk / Register of Deeds website.  Below you will find answers to typical questions about obtaining birth records in Macomb County.

     CLICK HERE to return to the Birth Records Information home page.

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Carmella Sabaugh at desk

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Macomb County Clerk / Register of Deeds Carmella Sabaugh

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Birth Records Frequently Asked Questions

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Who can purchase a birth certificate?

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The person and their parents listed on the record.

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What identification is needed to get the birth certificate?

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A valid driver's license or Michigan Identification card is required.

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What if I do not have a valid driver's license or Michigan Identification card?

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Then you are required to have three (3) pieces of different documentation showing your name (i.e. passport, insurance card, car registration).

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What is the cost of a birth certificate?

The fee is $15.00 for the first certified copy and $5.00 for each additional certified copy of the same record.

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How can I request a birth certificate?

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You can purchase the birth certificate in person, by mail, fax-on-demand or online by visiting our safe and secure online ordering system.

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I was born in a state other than Michigan; how can I obtain my birth certificate?

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Each state capital maintains vital records for each county in their state. You would need to contact them or the County Clerk in the county you were born in.

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Where can I obtain a birth certificate for my children and myself?

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Birth certificates are obtained in the county where the birth occurred.

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