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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


The first records on file in the Allegan County Clerk – Vital Records office include:
Births​ January 24, 1867​
Deaths    ​February 13, 1867
Marriages  ​December 17, 1835
NOTE:  Birth records are closed except to one of the individuals named on the record (child or parent).  For geneology purposes, the record must be 107 years old or proof provided that the individual is deceased for a relative to get the record.
We do not do geneology research on the phone.

To make a request by mail:

  • Complete the appropriate request form (birth, death, marriage request) -- see below forms.
    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.

You are welcome to visit our Vital Records vault.  Preferred hours for assistance are: 

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.



 Vital Records Copy Request Forms

Request for Certified Copy of Birth Certificate.pdf
Request for Certified Copy of Death Certificate.pdf
Request for Certified Copy of Marriage License.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