Order a Death Certificate Online

Eligibility Requirements

Anyone is eligible to receive a certified copy of a death certificate (Michigan Compiled Law 333.2882(1)).  The death must have occurred in Genesee County. 


The fee for a certified copy is $25.00.  When more than one certified copy of the same record is ordered, the first copy is $25.00 and each additional copy of the same record, ordered at the same time, is $10.00 per copy.  An enhanced access fee is charged for each online order.  Please visit the following link to determine the amount of the enhanced access fee, http://www.oakgov.com/cart/fee/enhanced_win.html  
These fees are non-refundable and are non-transferable. 


Standard - Sent to customer via regular mail through the United States Postal Service with no additional cost.  Customers can expect to receive their order in 2 weeks from the date of the order.

Overnight – An additional fee of $30.00 is charged for shipping overnight via United Parcel Service.  In order to receive your documents via overnight shipping, the order must be received prior to 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (excluding holiday/furlough days). 

NOTE: Delivery of expedited shipping can NOT be made to a post office box. A physical address is required for expedited shipping. 

Name of Decedent:
Format: First, Middle, Last
Date of Death:
Please enter the DOD in the format: MM/DD/YYYY
Business Name (Optional):
If this request is being submitted by a business, please enter the business name.
Shipping: Standard Shipping (free)
Expedited Shipping (an additional $30 per order)
Expedited shipping costs an additional $30 per order.