Death Records

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.


 

Come Directly to the Clerk's Office


Our office is located on the first floor of the Jackson County Courthouse. The cost of a certified death record is $15.00 for the first copy, and $5.00 for each additional copy. Cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover are accepted.

Send a Written Request


Send 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.  

Order Online


You may order a Jackson County death record online through the VitalChek Network.
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Correcting a Death Record


To 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.

  1. Amanda L. Kirkpatrick

    County Clerk / Register of Deeds

  1. Vital Statistics

    Physical Address
    312 S. Jackson Street
    Jackson, MI 49201


    Directions

    Phone: 517-788-4265
    Fax: 517-788-4601