Individuals now must obtain Detroit birth and death certificates through the Wayne County Clerk’s Office. The Detroit Department of Health and Wellness Promotion closed its Vital Records Division permanently in December 2013.

Detroit Birth & Death Records are located at:
400 Monroe Street ( 6th Floor)

Hours of Operation:
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Monday – Friday

For additional information on how to obtain a Detroit birth or death certificate visit Wayne County Clerk’s Office

State of Michigan

Individuals may also obtain birth and death certificates through the State of Michigan Vital Records Office
By Mail: P.O. Box 30721, Lansing, MI 48909
For Further Assistance, Please Call:
(313) 224-2117 or (313) 224-0270

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