Death Certificate Information

Important Notice From the Montcalm County Clerk's Office: 

As of June 8th, 2023 the Montcalm County Clerk's Office has started the process of having all Vital Records be digitized. If you are in need of copies for any Birth, Death or Marriage record please reach out to our office 24 hours prior to coming in to get the record. This will help us ensure we can obtain the copy before you get here, to leave with it the same day. Please email or call 989-831-7339. Thank you. 

Death records are available from 1867 to current date. We have records for individuals who have died in Montcalm County. The cost for a certified copy is $30 ($5 for each additional copy of the same record).

You may order online by using our GovPayNow Portal. If using this link, please email us at with the following information:

  • The name of the decedent, with their date of death
  • How many copies you are ordering
  • Mailing address for where the Death Records are being sent 
  • Please be aware, you are REQUIRED to send us a self addressed envelope with pre-paid postage provided. We will not mail the records to you, you MUST provide us with this envelope. 

Credit Card Authorization Form 

Application for a Death Record