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Monday, 13 July 2020
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The Manistee County Clerk's Office is now accepting payments by credit card through GovPayNet.

To pay for Birth Certificates, Death Certificates, Marriage Records, DBAs and Court copies please click the following link:


*All records paid for by credit card must have a written request submitted to the Manistee County Clerk's Office. Requests may be submitted via mail, fax or by email.*

Certified Vital Records

$15.00 per name (Non-refundable)

Additional copies of the same record purchased the same day - $5.00 each

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Naturalization Record

Certified Copies of Court Documents $10 1st page / $1 each additional page
Copies of documents

Non Certified - $1.00 per page  (i.e. DBA, copy of court document, election results)
Fax Copy - $3.00 per page
Register of Actions - $3.00 per page
Liber Pages $3.00 per page

Naturalization Documents - $5 per page

DD214 Free to Person of Record with Proper Identification
Search Fee $5.00 per name

Search of Vital Records

$20/per name (Non-Refundable) includes search and one Certified Copy if available

Search of Naturalization Records

$20/per name (Non-Refundable) includes search and one Certified Copy if available




Notary Public service is provided free of charge for up to a maximum of two (2) notarized signatures within forty-eight (48) hours. After the two (2) free notarized transactions, the fee would be $5 per notarized signature transaction.


DBA Registration Forms are available in the County Clerk's Office.  The form requires a Notarized Signature.  A DBA preserves the name of your business in Manistee County only.
A DBA is valid for a period of 5 years.

Fee: $10.00 at the time of filing.

Doing Business As - DBA Form

DBA Dissolution Form


Notary Public Applications are available in the County Clerk's Office.  A $10,000 Notary Public Bond must be filed at the County Clerk's Office.
Fee: $10.00 to file the Notary Bond in the County Clerk's Office

A $10.00 Fee must be sent with the Notary Application to the State of Michigan.

Notary Application (Nov 2019)


Last Updated on Thursday, 09 July 2020 11:55

General Website Inquiries:
Manistee County Administrator
415 Third Street
Manistee, Michigan 49660