Please carefully review all the information below to ensure you understand how to order from Eaton County before starting your order.
If you are a Funeral Home placing a non-VitalChek order please click here.
When you order your vital record through VitalChek it should be fast and simple. We will process your order during normal business hours, usually the same day we receive it; mail time and shipment method will determine how fast you receive it-- "regular" shipping mail time may take several weeks.
Some records are private by law and are limited in who can request or receive them.
Please make sure your information is accurate; your email (that you provide in the request) will be the primary point of contact we will use if we need to contact you. If it has been more than two weeks and you have not received you order please call 517-543-2426 or email: CountyClerk@EatonCounty.org
EATON COUNTY FEE: starting at $22 ($12 for one certified copy and $10 process fee)
STATE VITAL FEE: starting at $57.50 ($34 for one certified copy, $12 rush fee and $11.50 process fee)
IMPORTANT: When ordering, double check the selected agency and fee amounts.
It's about the 6th screen in the order process. Please make sure you use the drop down selection above the fees to choose Eaton County as the agency you are ordering from, if you don’t you will be charged and processed through the State of Michigan and their copy fee starts at $34.00
*Online VitalChek disclaimer: For your convenience, you can process online requests through an independent company that Eaton County Clerk has partnered with to provide you this service; VitalChek Network, Inc. Vital Chek can be reached through their website. An additional fee is charged by Vitalchek for this service and all major credit cards are accepted, including American Express ®, Discover ®, MasterCard®, Visa®.