Courthouse Annex
234 W. Baraga Ave.
Marquette, MI  49855
PH:  (906)225-8330  FAX: (906)228-1572
Email: countyclerk@mqtco.org         
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8-5 PM

                       

Ishpeming Service Center
215 W. Hematite Dr.
Ishpeming, MI  49849
PH:  (906)486-6510
Office Hours: Tues and Thurs 9-5 PM

 

VITAL RECORDS

Birth Records

Available from 1867 to present

Death Records

Available from 1867 to present

Marriage Records

Available from 1850 to present

 

FEES FOR CERTIFIED COPIES

 $10 for the first copy
$5 for additional of same record

Senior Citizen Discount (65+)
For own birth certificate only - must be in person
$5 for the first copy
$3 for each additional copy

 

OBTAIN  VITAL RECORDS THROUGH MAIL

Print out the appropriate form below, complete, sign and return with appropriate fee and photocopy of photo I.D. if required. 

Request for Certified Copy of Birth Certificate  

Request for Certified Copy of Death Certificate  

Request for Certified Copy of Marriage Certificate

Note the following restrictions:
Birth Records:
PHOTO IDENTIFICATION IS REQUIRED TO REQUEST A BIRTH RECORD


OBTAIN  VITAL RECORDS ONLINE

 For your convenience, Marquette County has partnered with an independent company, VitalChek Network, Inc.

You can now order and pay for your document requests online, through their website. 

  • VitalChek charges an additional fee to use their service ($7.00)
  • VitalChek accepts all major credit cards, including American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa.

Click here for the VitalCheck Website

 

PHONE ORDERS

Call Marquette County Clerk at: (906)225-8330      

Note the following restrictions when ordering over the phone:
Birth Records-
PHOTO IDENTIFICATION IS REQUIRED TO REQUEST A BIRTH RECORD

Can provide identification by:

  • emailing photo I.D. to Marquette County at countyclerk@mqtco.org
  • faxing photo I.D. to Marquette County at (906) 228-1572

 

GENEALOGY

FEES

  • $5.00 per day, which gives access for independent searches for marriage and death records
  • certified copies: $10 for the first copy $5 for additional of same record

Marriage Records

  • Available from 1867 to present
  • Public record

Death Records

  • Available from 1867 to present
  • Public record

Birth Records

  • Available from 1867 to present
  • Restricted
  • An heir may apply for a copy of a birth record LESS than 100 years old if provide:
    • evidence the person is deceased
    • ie. Death certificate
    • completed affidavit of heir
    • photograph identification is required
  • A birth record OVER 100 years old are no longer restricted and can be requested by anyone