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Detroit Vital Records Transferred to Wayne County

Beginning in 2014, individuals 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.

Obtain Detroit Birth & Death Certificates at:
640 Temple Street; Suite 625
Detroit, MI  48201

For Further Assistance, Please Call:

(313) 833-2887 or (313) 833-2881

Hours of Operation Will Be:
8 AM – 3 PM
Monday – Friday

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

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 More Information: (517) 335-8666