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File Downloads

* Birth Certificate Info and Order Form PDF (PDF - 14.7 KB)

 

Fees

* $13.00 for the first copy of a birth certificate.
* $4.00 for each subsequent copy of the same record.

No Personal Checks

 

Birth Record Information

Requests must be for persons born in St. Joseph County. Birth records for St. Joseph County start with the year 1867.

Birth records that are 110 years old or older are open to the public. Birth records less than 110 years old are closed to the public. You can only obtain a birth certificate for yourself, your child, a descendant or heir of the deceased or as a legal representative of the person named on the record.

Any requester may obtain a copy of a specific birth record by filling out the Birth Certificate Request Form PDF (PDF - 14.7 KB) and mailing it to the St. Joseph County Clerk with the appropriate fee and identification or by bringing it in person with the appropriate fee and identification.

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County Clerk

Pattie S. Bender

Office Mailing Address

PO Box 189
Centreville MI, 49032

General Division Information

Location:
County Clerk's Office - General Division
125 W. Main St.
Centreville MI, 49032
Historic Courthouse - Second Floor
*Driving Directions

Hours: M-F, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
*Closed on County Holidays

Phone Number: (269) 467-5602
Fax Number: (269) 467-5596
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Courts Division Information

Location:
County Clerk's Office - Courts Division
125 W. Main St.
Centreville MI, 49032
Courts' Building - Second Floor
*Driving Directions

Hours: M-F, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
*Closed on County Holidays

Phone Number: (269) 467- 5531
Fax Number: (269) 467-5558
*Send Email