Todd Schmitz
Deputy Clerk

Carmella Sabaugh
Macomb County
Clerk / Register of Deeds

Betty A. Oleksik
Deputy Register of Deeds

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 5, 2007

CONTACT:
Carmella Sabaugh: (586) 469-7939

BIRTH CERTIFICATE IS EASY TO GET FOR PASSPORT FAIR

It is easy to get a certified copy of your birth certificate for the U.S. Postal Service’s passport fair to be held at the Macomb County Public Library, 16480 Hall Road, Clinton Twp., between 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 7. Passports will be required for travel to Canada and Mexico in the near future and proof of citizenship, such as a birth certificate, is required to get a passport.

“The U.S. Postal Service is providing a great service and I want to make it easy for people to participate,” said Macomb County Clerk / Register of Deeds Carmella Sabaugh.

Sabaugh makes it easy to get a birth certificate. You can request a Macomb County birth certificate in person, by mail, fax or Internet. Order forms are available by calling 888-99-CLERK for document 3010 or at http://www.macombcountymi.gov/clerksoffice. The cost is $10 for the first copy and $3 for additional copies. If you absolutely, positively need your birth record overnight, Sabaugh’s office will provide this service for an additional fee.

You may get immediate birth certificate service at the Macomb County clerk’s office, Monday through Friday 8 am – 5 pm, and also Wednesday evenings until 7 pm. The office is on the first floor of the Court Building, 40 North Main, Mount Clemens.

Birth records are not public records. Generally, only a person whose name appears on the record may obtain a copy. A photo ID is required.

Sabaugh has a record of modernizing the clerk’s office. She partnered with the Social Security Administration to create an antifraud system allowing real time electronic verification of birth certificates. She was the first county clerk to accept credit card payments, and she put public Macomb County death records and business registrations online. She also created the state’s first online concealed weapons permit system, letting CCW permit applicants track their progress.

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Clerk's Office
40 N. Main St.
Mount Clemens, MI 48043
586-469-5120
Fax: 586-783-8184
http://www.macombcountymi.gov/clerksoffice
clerksoffice@macombcountymi.gov

Fax-On-Demand

Michigan: 1-888-99-CLERK
Out of State: 310-575-5035

Register of Deeds
10 N. Main St.
Mount Clemens, MI 48043
586-469-5175
Fax: 586-469-5130
http://www.macombcountymi.gov/registerdeeds

registerdeeds@macombcountymi.gov