Death Certificates (1867 - present)
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.
Death certificates are a matter of public record. A certified copy of a Death Certificate is available for events that occurred in Kalamazoo County. All copies issued by this office are certified and serve as an original document.
How to Obtain a Certified Death Certificate
Death certificates can currently be requested by mail or drop box, by email, or fax. The certified copy of a death certificate will be mailed to you within 5 business days of the receipt of the request. You are welcome to expedite your request for an additional $40.00.
Clerk / Register of Deeds
Chief Deputy Clerk / Register of Deeds
Office Hours *
8:00am - 4:30pm Monday - Friday
*The Clerk/Register of Deeds office is currently open by appointment only.