Office of County Clerk/Register of Deeds

Vital Records

The Kalamazoo County Clerk maintains birth, death, and marriage records for events that occurred in Kalamazoo County, and provides qualified applicants with certified copies. We have birth and death records dating back to 1867 and marriage records dating back to 1831.

In addition to maintaining Doing Business As (DBA) and Co-Partnership certificates for businesses that file in Kalamazoo County, the Clerk files and issues marriage licenses, notary public applications and concealed pistol licenses. Military personnel may file a copy of their discharge papers (DD-214s) with the County Clerk’s Office.

The Kalamazoo County Clerk serves as the registrar for vital records.

Please visit this page for a comprehensive list of the Clerk Fee Schedule

Contact Us

Meredith Place 
Clerk / Register of Deeds
Email

Elizabeth Byrd
Chief Deputy Clerk / Register of Deeds 
Email

Physical Address
201 West Kalamazoo Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Phone: 269-383-8840 (Clerk)
269-383-8970 (Deeds)
Fax: 269-384-8143

vitals@kalcounty.com

Office Hours
8:00am - 4:30pm Monday - Friday

Closed on Holidays

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