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Order Official Michigan Death Certificates Online From Wayne County Clerk.


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Wayne County Clerk Agency Information

The Wayne County Clerk Office issues copies of Wayne County vital records including certified copies of Wayne County birth certificates, Wayne County death certificates since 1867, Wayne County marriage records since 1900 and Wayne County divorce records since 1891, for events that occurred within the county of Wayne (excluding the City of Detroit).

Wayne County Vital Records participates in the VitalChek Network, allowing you to order the following certificates online on an expedited basis.

NOTICE: Although VitalChek attempts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this site, state and agency information is subject to change without notice. VitalChek makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information herein and assumes no liability with respect to such information.

The Wayne County Clerk Office provides Wayne County death certificates for individuals who died in Wayne County from 1867 to present. WAYNE COUNTY ONLY ISSUES RECORDS OF DEATH OCCURRING IN DETROIT FROM 1893 TO 1906.

Who Can Order?
Wayne County death certificates are public and may be purchased by anyone. Wayne County death certificates may be purchased in person or by mail. Certified copy of death certificate is $22.00, additional copies purchased at the same time are $7.00 each. A record search is $3.00. WAYNE COUNTY DOES NOT ACCEPT PERSONAL CHECKS.

Wayne County death certificates may also be obtained from the cities listed below, if they occurred after the date shown:
1957 Allen Park - 16850 SouthField Rd.
1928 Dearborn - 13615 Michigan Ave.
1963 Dearborn Heights - 6045 Fenton
1906 Detroit - 1151 Taylor
1933 Garden City - 6000 Middlebelt Rd.
1934 Groose Pointe - 17145 Maumee
1949 Grosse Pointe Farms - 90 Kerby Rd.
1925 Lincoln Park - 1355 Southfield Rd.
1950 Livonia - 33001 Five Mile
1959 Riverview - 17700 Fort St.
1968 Taylor - 23555 Goddard
1957 Trenton - 2800 Third
1958 Wayne - 34808 Sims
1966 Westland - 36601 Ford Rd.
1866 Wyandotte - 3131 Biddle

Lansing has records for the entire state of Michigan. Request should be sent to: Michigan Department of Community Health, Vital Records Request, P.O. Box 30195, Lansing, MI 48909 (517)335-8666

Available Michigan (MI) Vital Record Types

Death Certificate

A certified copy of a death record that can typically be used to obtain death benefits, claim insurance proceeds, notify social security and other legal purposes. Death Certificates are available for events that occurred in Wayne County, not the City of Detroit from 1867 to present.

First Copy: $24.00    Additional Copies: $7.00

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