County Clerk

Sharon J. Price
906-293-5553 Fax
407 West Harrie St.
Newberry, MI 49868

Birth Records Information

Birth records are not public records and can only be obtained by the individual or the parents of the individual either in person or through the mail.

In Person:
Submit a driver's license or three pieces of I.D. including at least one picture I.D.

By Mail:
Download and print off the attached Birth Certificate Application including father's name, mother's maiden name, and driver's license number to:

Luce County Clerk
407 West Harrie St.
Newberry, MI 49868

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$10.00 for the first copy and $3.00 for each additional copy of the same record. Checks made payable: Luce County Clerk's Office

Death Certificate Information

Necessary information to obtain a death certificate is as follows:

Death Certificate Application Form
Name and Date of Death.
Mother's and Father's name is necessary if date of death is unknown.

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$10.00 for the first copy and $3.00 for each additional copy of the same record. Check made payable to: Luce County Clerk's Office

Assumed Names Information

A form from the County Clerk's Office must be completed. (all  signatures  have to be signed in front of a Notary Public)

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 $10.00 Filing fee made payable to Luce County Clerk.

 Contact County Clerks office for more information.

Marriage License Information

To obtain a marriage license:

Preferably both applicants must appear to fill out an application. Applicants 16 years of age must appear with a parent or guardian and present his/her birth certificate, as well as picture identification for the parent or guardian. Michigan residents must apply in the county of residence and then can be married in any county in the state. Non-residents must apply in the county the marriage will take place.

Please note that there is a three day waiting period after filling out an application before the license may be obtained.  Marriage license is valid for 30 days -- marriage must be performed within that 30 days.

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County Residents..........$20.00
Checks made payable to:
Luce County Clerk's Office

Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:00pm

For more Marriage License Information:
(906)293-5521 *** Fax: (906)293-5553

Notary Public Information

You must be 18 years of age or older, a Michigan resident, and reside in Luce County.

An application from the Luce County Clerk's Office must be completed and returned to the Clerk's Office with a $10,000.00 (ten thousand dollars) surety bond and payment of a $10.00 (ten dollars) processing fee to Luce County. The applicant must then mail the application an a check or money order for $10.00 (ten dollars) to the State of Michigan. The Notary Certificate is mailed directly to the applicant.

Application for Michigan Notary Public Commission

Office Hours:
8:00am - 4:00pm

For More Notary Public Information call:
(906) 293-5521

Voters Registration

  • To Register to vote you must be: 
    a U.S. citizen 
    at least 18 years of age by election day 
     a resident of Michigan and the city or township where you are applying to register to vote.
    You must register 30 days prior to an election to be eligible to vote.
     You can register to vote for federal, state, and local elections by mail: at your county, city or township clerk's office, or by visiting any of the 178 Secretary of State branch offices located throughout the state.

    Absentee Voter: If you register by mail, you must vote in person at your assigned precinct the first time you vote, unless you are:
    disabled as defined by state law 
    60 years of age or older 
    temporarily residing overseas

To Vote:
Simply appear at your assigned polling place on election day.  The polls are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.

You may vote with an absent voter ballot if:

you are unable to vote without assistance;

you are 60 years of age or older.

you expect to be absent from your city or township on election day.

you are in jail, awaiting arraignment or trial

you have been assigned to work as a precinct inspector in a precinct other than where you are registered

you are unable to attend the polls because of religious beliefs.

Voter Registration Application

Voter Registration is Free


Court Section Fees

Filing Fee $ 150.00
Motion Fees $  20.00
Certified Copy Fee
     (first page)
     each additional page

$  10.00
$    1.00
Divorce $150.00
Concealed Weapon Permit $  105.00

Please make checks or money orders payable to: Luce County Clerk's Office.

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