Vital Records

Marriage Records (1831 - present)

Marriage records are a matter of public record. The license is recorded in the county in which the applicants lived at the time of their marriage. Out-of-state applicants record their marriage license in the county in which they were married. All copies issued by this office are certified and serve as an original document.

How to Obtain a Certified Marriage Record

Marriage records can currently be requested by mail or drop box, by email, or fax. The certified copy of a marriage license will be mailed to you within 5 business days of the receipt of the request.

Divorces

Divorces are recorded at the 9th Circuit Court. Please visit the Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

In order to obtain a copy of your Judgement of Divorce please put your request in writing and mail to:

9th Judicial Circuit Court-Family Division Gull Road Justice Complex
1536 Gull Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

With your request, include $15.00 check or money order made payable to Circuit Court Clerk and a self-addressed stamped envelope.

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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