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Oakland County


Oakland County

Oakland County Clerk
1200 North Telegraph Road
Pontiac, MI 48341
Phone: 248-858-0572
Fax: None
Web: www.oakgov.com/clerkrod

Genealogy Research Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

Identification Requirements: Drivers License

 

Certified Copy/Additional: $15.00/$5.00 Birth Certificate; $15.00/$5.00 Death and Marriage Certificates

 

Genealogy Record Copy: n/a

 

Other Copy Fees: n/a

 

Comments: Space allows for one genealogist at one time. No children are allowed.

 

Births: 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.

 

Deaths: 1867 to present. Deaths after 1959 will be checked by staff.

 

Marriages: 1827 to 1959. Marriages after 1959 will be checked by staff.

 

Naturalization: 1827 to present. Naturalization records after 1959 will be checked by staff.

 

Other: For additional local and state government records with potential genealogical value, see the Archival Circulars for records maintained at the Archives of Michigan.