Special message: Due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases, the County Clerk’s Vital Records Office and Circuit Court Records Office are closed to in-person transactions. If you have an emergency, please call our Vital Records Office at (989)790-5251. We strongly encourage you to utilize our services available online or by mail if possible. Please view the list of services available online or by mail.
At a Glance
111 S. Michigan Ave
Saginaw, MI 48602
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:45p.m.
(open during lunch hour but short staffed)
No Passports processed after 4:00 p.m.
No Marriage licenses processed after 4:30 p.m.
The Saginaw County Clerk's office oversees three major divisions: Vital Records, Elections, and Circuit Court Records.
The Vital Records Division consists of managing, storing, retrieving, and preserving birth, death, and marriage records that occurred in Saginaw County. Furthermore, marriage license applications, assumed names/DBA's, concealed pistol licenses, and notary applications are processed in our office.
The Elections Division is in charge of administering all federal, state, and local elections in Saginaw County; this encompasses the filing of nominating petitions, campaign finance, ballot production, accumulation of vote totals, and election worker training.
The Circuit Court Records Division oversees cases pertaining to civil, criminal, and family matters. This division opens, maintains, tracks, and stores all Circuit Court cases.
To book an appointment with our Vital Records office AFTER MAY 14TH, please call (989)790-5251 or book an appointment online below:
4:45PM is our last appointment of the day. If you arrive after 4:45PM you will not be allowed into the building. If you are coming in for a CPL appointment or a marriage license, the applications must be completed prior to arrival.
Coming from the South on I-75 - Take I-675, Exit 3 (Business District) to Michigan/Davenport Exit, turn left on Michigan Avenue (second traffic light) and follow Michigan Avenue approximately 22 blocks. The Governmental Center is on the corner of Michigan and Court Street (eighth traffic light) on your right.
Coming from the North on I-675 - Take Exit 6 (Tittabawassee Road). Turn right on Tittabawassee Road, turn left at the third traffic light (Bay Road or M-84). Follow Bay Road to Court Street (a cement island will be on left side) turn left onto Court Street. The Governmental Center is on corner of Court Street and Michigan Avenue (fourth traffic light from Bay Road) on your right.
Coming from the West on M-46E - At the corner of M-46 and Michigan Avenue, turn left at the traffic light. The Governmental Center is on the corner of Michigan Avenue and Court Street (second traffic light) on your left.
Coming from the East on M-46W - Follow M-46 into Saginaw once across the Saginaw River turn right on South Michigan (first traffic light after bridge). The Governmental Center is on the corner of Michigan Avenue and Court Street (third traffic light).
Two customer parking lots are available on the North and South sides of the Governmental Center with parking meters. Two hour parking is also available on Court Street in front of the Governmental Center.