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Vital Records : Geneology
Allegan County Clerk - Vital Records Office
113 Chestnut Street
Allegan, MI 49010
Phone: (269) 673-0450
Fax: (269) 686-5374

8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday - Friday

County Clerk-Register of Deeds: Bob Genetski


The following records are available for reasearch in the Allegan County Clerk's Office:
Birth Records​ 1867 to present​
Death Records    1867 to present
Marriage Records  ​1835 to present
NOTE:  Anyone may obtain a copy of a birth record more than 110 years old. If the desired record is less than 110 years old and the individual is deceased, an heir may obatin certified copies by providing a copy of the death certificate along with proof of lineage. Birth indexes are not open to the public. Staff will assist in birth searches as time permits.
 Due to the physical condition of the vital records, the Allegan County Clerk's Office prohibits the direct review of all vital records (MCL 33.2895, Administrative Rule R325.3234, Subrule 4).
Death and Marriage records are available to be searched online  - Go to the Vital Records Home Page - there is a search function at the bottom to view our records. If there is a record you would like more information on send us a request through the mail or email.
To make a request by mail:
  • Complete the appropriate request form (birth, death, marriage request) -- see forms below.
    Search fees - ALL FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE - refer to Fee Schedule on this page.
  • Mail to:

Allegan County Clerk
113 Chestnut Street
Allegan, MI  49010

  • Please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
  • We will strive to fill your request as quickly as possible.  Depending upon the work volume at the time the request is received, it may take a couple of days to perform the search and respond to you.


 Vital Records Copy Request Forms

Acceptable documentation if no ID.pdf
Certified Copy Request Form - Birth.pdf
Certified Copy Request Form - via Email.pdf
Certified Copy Request Form - via Mail.pdf
Marriage  Certified Copy Request Form - via Mail.pdf
Marriage Certified Copy Request Form - via Email.pdf



 Fee Schedule

$10 for basic search and one certified copy of one record (or statement that the record is not on file in the Allegan County Clerk’s office); $4 for each additional copy of the same record