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Can the adult adoptee obtain a copy of the original birth certificate?
Michigan Department of Community Health
Division for Vital Records
201 Townsend Ave, 3rd Floor
Lansing, MI 48913
For more information about the Department of Community Health, including fees or ordering information, visit their website: www.michigan.gov/vitalrecords.
For those adoptions that occurred between May 28, 1945 and September 12, 1980, the release of the original birth certificate is contingent upon a court order.