Vital Records

Concealed Pistol License (CPL)

Effective January 1, 2021, due to COVID-19 the Kalamazoo County Clerk / Register of Deeds office is closed to the public upon further notice. Limited in-person services are available by appointment only; all other services can be completed online or by mail.

Concealed Pistol License (CPL) applications are available from the Kalamazoo County Clerk's Office. You must apply in person in the county that you reside in. Renewal applications may also be completed online through the Michigan State Police (MSP).

All Concealed Pistol Licenses will expire on the date of birth of the applicant. They are issued for a period of no more than 5 years and no less than 4 years, depending on the applicant's issue date and date of birth.

Concealed Pistol Licenses are governed by MCL 28.421 et. seq. For complete current laws and application information on Concealed Pistol License in Michigan, click here.

To replace a lost or stolen CPL, make an appointment to come to our office with a valid government issued photo ID and request a duplicate license. There is a $10 fee that can be paid with cash/credit/check.

All inquiries regarding a CPL or if you need to provide us with a new address, please email the Clerk’s Office at for assistance.

Contact Us

Meredith Place 
Clerk / Register of Deeds

Elizabeth Byrd
Chief Deputy Clerk / Register of Deeds 

Physical Address
201 West Kalamazoo Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49007 
Phone: 269-383-8840 (Clerk)
269-383-8970 (Deeds)
Fax: 269-384-8143

Office Hours *
8:00am - 4:30pm Monday - Friday
*The Clerk/Register of Deeds office is currently open by appointment only.

Closed on Holidays