County Clerk

**APPOINTMENTS ARE NOW REQUIRED.  

SEE LIST OF SERVICES BELOW TO SCHEDULE.**


We are open to the public by appointment only as follows:


ON MONDAY, JUNE 6 ONLY, WE WILL OPEN AT NOON AND CLOSE THE NORMAL TIME WITH NO LUNCH.

Monday through Thursday from 10:00-1:00 and 2:00-4:00 for marriage licenses and new CPL Licenses and until 4:30 for all other services. 

Friday from 10:00-11:00 and 12:00-3:00 p.m.  for all services.


For CPL renewals, please follow the instructions under our Concealed Pistol License tab.

1.  Due to limited space inside the offices, it will be necessary for you to have all of your requests/applications completed before you are allowed inside the office, including having your identification documents and payment ready. 

2.  Please keep in mind that the offices close at 4:30 p.m. and some services can take up to 20 minutes to perform. Please allow for this when coming in to our office.


Scroll through list below and choose the Vital Records service you need.  Please read the full description to make sure that it is the correct service you need before scheduling the appointment.

REAL ID

Do you need to renew your license soon? If you want to get a REAL ID-compliant one to use to fly after May 3, 2023, (per federal law), bring these documents with you to a Secretary of State office the first time so you don’t have to make multiple trips.      Michigan.gov/REALID

Bring These Documents table


SPOTLIGHT NEWSLETTER - 2021 SPECIAL EDITION (PDF)  

On Thursday, January 5, 2021, the Muskegon County Board of Commissioners met and elected Robert Scolnik of Commission District 4 as the County Board Chair for a two-year term.  Also elected as Vice Chair was Charles Nash of Commission District 6.


Mission Statement

It is the mission of the County Clerk’s office:

  • To provide efficient, courteous, and quality service to residents of Muskegon County, the general public, the board of commissioners, judges, court staff, lawyers and city, township and village clerks.
  • To always conduct the County Clerk’s office as a public trust, with the highest standards of excellence, integrity, fairness, teamwork and in the best interest of those we serve.
  • To efficiently and accurately record and maintain minutes, orders and proceedings of the board of commissioners and have the records readily available for review.
  • To strengthen teamwork and cross training, while stressing quality service and loyalty to those we serve.
  • To work together as a team with city, township and village clerks to ensure fair, open, honest, efficient and accurate elections.

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