Bay County Clerk

Katie Zanotti

Bay County Building
515 Center Avenue, Ste. 101
Bay City, Michigan 48708-5941
Voice: (989) 895-4280
Fax: (989) 895-4284
zanottik@baycounty.net

Military Discharge/DD214's

Bay County military Veterans may file their military discharge papers, form DD 214, at the Bay County Clerk's office for no charge. Veterans are entitled to free copies of their own military discharge papers (DD 214's) when they present current valid photo identification. Military discharge papers (DD 214's) are not public records and can only be requested by the military veteran of record or a family member presenting a certified death certificate of the veteran of record.

If you did not place your DD214 on file with the Bay County Clerk, you may request copies of your DD214 from the National Archiveshttp://www.archives.gov/veterans/ or phone (866)-272-6272.

Additional information may be found by contacting Mark Kaczmarek, Veterans Service Officer, Bay County Department of Veteran Affairs at (989) 895-4190.