Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Isabella County Building

Services, Fees, & Forms

Birth Records

An individual is entitled to their own birth record or their children's birth record.

Make Check or Money Order payable to: Isabella County Clerk

Fees Forms
  • $15.00 for the first copy
  • $5.00 for each additional copy of the same record purchased at the same time.
  • Senior citizens, 65 and over, $7.00 for the first copy, $5.00 for each additional copy purchased at the same time.

Concealed Weapons Permit

Concealed Weapons Permit packets may be obtained from the County Clerk's Office, from the Sheriff's Department, or from other participating Police Agencies.

Application must be executed in the presence of the County Clerk or a designated representative of the Clerk.

Applicant must present the following:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must live in Isabella County.
  • Completed application.
  • Valid MI Driver's License or State ID.
  • An original training certificate, which complies with 5j of 1927 PA372.
    (The Clerk's Office will photocopy the certificate.)
  • You no longer need to bring a photo, we will utilize you picture ID or Michigan Driver's license photo.
Fees Forms
  • $100.00 1st time applicant, $115 renewal applicant
  • The Sheriff's Department will take your fingerprints after applying with the Clerk; the fingerprint fee is $15.00 payable to the Isabella County Sheriff's Dept.

 

Circuit Court Case Copies and Filing Fees

Fees Forms
  • New Case Fees
    • $175.00 Filing Fee for New Case
  • File Copy Fees
    • $10.00 first page per document for Certified Copy and $1.00 for each additional page per document
    • $1.00 per page for regular copies
 

Criminal or Civil Records Search

A search of criminal or civil records may be obtained by sending a written request along with a check or money order payable to the Isabella County Clerk. The search will be conducted within 24 hours.

Fees Forms
  • $7.00 Search Fee per name, per search.

 

DBA - Doing Business Under Assumed Name or Co-Partnerships

Application for DBA or Co-Partnership may be made in person or by mail. All signatures must be notarized at time of signing.

To register a business name as a corporation, limited partnership or limited liability company, contact the Corporation, Securities and Land Development Bureau of the Michigan Department of Consumer and Industry Services at (900) 555-0031 or (517) 334-7561 for name availability and appropriate forms.

Fees Forms
  • There is a $10.00 filing fee and it's valid for 5 years
  • $2.00 certified copy
  • $.50 non-certified copy

 

Death Records

Death records are available for persons whose death occurred in Isabella County.

Fees Forms
  • $15.00 for the first certified copy
  • $5.00 for each additional copy of the same record purchased at the same time.

 

Election Forms

Fees Forms
 

Marriage License Information

  • Both parties must be present to apply.
  • One of the parties must have an Isabella County Address.
  • Driver's License or pictured ID required.
  • Both over 18 years of age.
  • Certified copy of Birth Certificate.
  • If previously married, copies of judgment of divorce or death certificate proof of how marriage ended.
  • Filing Fee of $20.00.
  • Once you apply for your license there is a three day waiting period, including weekends, before you can pick it up. The license is good for thirty days following the three day waiting period.
  • If a waiver of the three day waiting period is needed. You must have one of the following valid reasons: Family emergency as in a family member is sick or dying, death in the family, military leave or deployment or out of state with explanation.
    The 3 days can be waived for a $20.00 fee.
  • If you are planning on being married in Isabella County, but live in a different state, the fee is $30.00.
  • Your license can be picked up between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. Further instructions will be given with your license.
Fees Forms
  • $20.00 marriage license filing fee
  • $20.00 fee for waiver of three day waiting period
    with valid reasons for waiver
  • $30.00 fee if both parties live in a different state
  • $15.00 for the first copy
  • $5.00 for each additional copy of the same record purchased at the same time.
  • Senior citizens, 65 and over, $7.00 for the first copy, $5.00 for each additional copy purchased at the same time.

 

Marriage Records

Isabella County marriage records are records of parties who were residents of Isabella County and made application for the license in Isabella County.

Fees Forms
  • $15.00 for the first certified copy
  • $5.00 for each additional copy of the same record purchased at the same time.

 

Military Discharge

Following discharge from the Service, Veterans should place a copy of their discharge (Form DD-214) on file with the County Clerk.

Pursuant to MCL 35.32, a Military Service discharge record is confidential and may be viewed or copied only by the veteran, a person with the veteran's written permission, or the surviving heirs of a veteran.

Fees Forms
 

 

Notary Public

To become a Notary Public you must complete a State of Michigan Notary Application and do the following:

  • Download an application or you may pick up an application at the County Clerk's Office.
  • Isabella County residents may complete an application.
  • A $10,000 Surety Bond will need to be obtained (most insurance companies can provide this service).
  • You will then bring the application, bond and a $10.00 fee to the County Clerk's Office.
  • The County Clerk's Office will give you an oath and then return to you your application signed and sealed.
  • You will then send the sealed application, along with a $10.00 check, to the Michigan Department of State, Office of the Great Seal.
  • Upon receipt of the completed application the Office of the Great Seal will issue you by mail your Notary Commission which will specify the term of the commission.
Fees Forms
  • $10,000 Surety Bond will need to be obtained
    (most insurance companies can provide this service)
  • $10.00 filing fee
  • $10.00 check, to the Michigan Department of State, Office of the Great Seal

 

Voter Registration

To vote in Michigan you must first register with your city, town, township, or county clerk or at one of the Secretary of State Offices located throughout the state.

Fees Forms
 

 

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you must have one of the following valid reasons: Family emergency as in a family member sick or dying, death in the family, military leave or deployment, out of state with explanation.

Isabella County Building
County Clerk's Office - Rm 240
200 N. Main Street
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
Ph: (989) 317-4070
Fx: (989) 772-6347
e-mail

Office hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Except holidays