Where can I get a certified copy of my birth certificate?

Michigan birth certificates are available for a fee from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, or from the county clerk’s office of the county in which you were born.

 Note: State-issued Delayed Foreign Birth Certificates or hospital birth certificates are not proof of citizenship.

Born in another state? Please contact your birth state’s vital records office to obtain a certified copy of your birth certificate.

U.S. citizens born in a foreign country: Please contact the U.S. Department of State’s Passport Vital Records Section to obtain a U.S. passport or a consular report of birth abroad. Contact the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to obtain a Naturalization or Citizenship certificate.

More information is available on the Michigan Department of State website in “Driver’s License and State ID.”

 

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