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Death Records
Death records for deaths occurring in Bay County are available beginning with 1867.

Death certificates are filed in the county in which the death occurred. Your request can be processed ONLY if the death was in Bay County, Michigan. Effective January 1, 2007, the first certified copy, with the raised seal, is $14.00. Each additional certified copy of the same record, requested at the same time is an additional $3.00. If the date of death is not known, please add $1.00 per year search fee.You may request death certificates in person during regular business hours or you may send a written request.  Please include the following when requesting via US Mail:

Cynthia A.Luczak
Bay County Clerk
515 Center Avenue, Suite 101
Bay City, MI 48708
Phone (989)895-4280

For additional information, you might also try:

Michigan Vital Records On-Line

Michigan County Clerk's Contact Information

Vital Records Contact List-United States


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