Certified Vital Records


You can apply in person at our office temporarily located at 113 W. Front St., Adrian, MI.  Our office hours are Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am to 12 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm.  We are closed for lunch from 12 to 1 pm. daily.

To request certified birth, death, and marriage records by mail, please complete the application form, located under the Forms Available Tab and mail to: Lenawee County Clerk, 301 N. Main St., Adrian, MI  49221.  You will need to include payment of $16.00 for the first copy and $6.00 each for additional copies of the same certificate.  Please make a check or money order payable to: Lenawee County Clerk.  We do try to process requests within 1-2 days after we receive them.

For certified copies of judgments of divorce, please send a request in writing, along with payment of $16.00 for the first copy and $6.00 each for additional copies of the same judgment to:  Lenawee County Circuit Court, 425 N. Main St., Adrian, MI  49221.

Please make a check or money order payable to:  Lenawee County Circuit Court.

For your convenience, you can process online requests through an independent company that Lenawee County Clerk has partnered with to provide you with this service.  An additional fee is charged by VitalChek for this service, and all major credit cards are accepted, including American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa.

To request a birth, death, marriage, or divorce certificate from Lenawee County or the State of Michigan VitalChek Network, Inc. Select the appropriate certificate by clicking “Order Now” Follow the instructions requested by the website. You have the choice to request your record from the Lenawee County Clerk or the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

Select Lenawee County Clerk to lower the cost. Shipping Method: You can select UPS Air (overnight) or Regular Mail. Regular mail will lower the cost.

  • Vitalchek.com does charge a $10.00 processing fee
  • The order is processed the same day we receive it and send it out within 24 hours
  • Your payment must be made by credit/debit card
  • Keep track of your order number for your records
  • Records from other counties can also be requested via vitalchek.com but prices and delivery options may vary depending the county