In Michigan, death records are filed in the County where the death occurred. There are several options to obtain a copy of a Jackson County death record.
Send a Written RequestSend a written request that includes the full name of the deceased and date of death. The cost of a certified death record is $15.00 for the first copy, and $5.00 for each additional copy. Please include a check or money order made payable to the Jackson County Clerk's Office, and a self-addressed, stamped envelope for the return.
You may also email your request to email@example.com that includes your phone number, and a clerk will call you for your credit card information. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover are accepted. Enhanced Access Fees will apply.
Come Directly to the Clerk's Office
Correcting a Death RecordTo make a change or correction to a Michigan death record, an application must be submitted to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. For more information, you may contact the Changes Unit at 517-335-8660, or visit their website MDHHS.
Amanda L. KirkpatrickCounty Clerk / Register of Deeds
Cierra SowleChief Deputy County Clerk
Vital StatisticsPhysical Address
312 S. Jackson Street
Jackson, MI 49201
312 S. Jackson Street Jackson MI 49201
Phone: 517-788-4265Fax: 517-788-4601
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(closed during lunch 11:30 a.m.- 12:00 pm)
Saturday and Sunday
Note: Certain business may be required to be transacted during particular hours.