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Berrien County


Berrien County

Type of
Service:
Vital Records/Payroll
Genealogy Mail Requests
Genealogy Walk-in Service Only Elections & Courts
Address,
Phone:
701 Main Street – Administration Center
St. Joseph, MI 49085
Phone: 616-983-7111 ext. 8233
Fax: 616-982-8667
Web Site
Printing & Storage
5054 St. Joseph Ave.
Stevensville, MI 49127
No Phone
No Fax
Web: same
Berrien County Courthouse
811 Port Street
St. Joseph, MI 49085
Phone: (616) 983-7111, Ext. 8368
Fax: (616) 982-8642
Web: same
Genealogy
Research Hours:
  Monday, Tuesday, Friday; 8:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m.  
Identification Requirements: Drivers License or State ID or 3 documents with name listed on them. Same  
Certified Copy/Additional:  $13.00/4.00 Same $1.00 per page and $13.00 for certification
Genealogy
Record Copy:
  $10.00/$3.00
Naturalization copies: $3.00
 
Other Copy Fees: $1.00   $1.00
Number of genealogists
able to be
served at
one time:
  7 to 10; no children allowed  
Births: 1867 to present 1882 & older  
Deaths: 1867 to present 1867 to present  
Marriages: 1831 to present 1831 to present  
Divorces:     1867 to present
Other Records: DD214/$3.50    

 

Other: Birth records are available only to the individual named on the birth record (registrant), the parents of the registrant, a legal guardian of the registrant, a legal representative of the registrant or an heir of the registrant. An heir is defined as any relative of a deceased individual. Heirs must supply the date and place of death of the registrant when requesting a copy. This policy is in accordance with MCL 333.2882.