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COVID-19 Updates
Calhoun County Offices are closed to the public at this time. Due to the COVID-19 virus our staff is working on a limited basis. Your patience and understanding are greatly appreciated. To accommodate need, please take note of these updates:  

  • Funeral Homes We will be processing death certificates remotely.  They will be mailed out on Friday’s for the week.  We thank you for your understanding.

  • Marriage Licenses No new marriage licenses will issued at this time.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • Birth, Death & Marriage Certified copies of these records that occurred in Calhoun County, can be obtained by using the form on our website.  You can either mail or fax the request into our office with appropriate documentation and payment.

  • DBA or Assumed Names Copies of an existing one can be requested by mail or fax along with payment.  To apply for a new DBA please use the appropriate form found on our website.  It must be properly notarize and payment must be accompanied.

  • Land Recordings eRecordings will be processed remotely on a limited basis, Monday-Friday. Land Records that have been mailed into our office will be recorded on Tuesday and Thursdays.

  • Home Births will be by appointment only.  Please call 269-781-0706 and leave a message.

  • CPL’s-Concealed Pistol Licenses There can be NO NEW CPL’S processed at this time.  We apologize for this inconvenience.  RENEWALS can be processed online, please follow the link on our website to the Michigan State Police website.  You may also send in your RENEWAL application to the address listed on the MSP website.

  • The Elections Coordinator is available on an appointment basis. To reach her, please call 269-781-0988. Please leave a message and she will return your call.
  • The Circuit Court Clerk's Office will be minimally staffed to process emergency motions & petitions during this time. Please call (269) 969-6518 Monday-Friday between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm to speak with a clerk. 
  • Any payments for filing fees or fines & costs will need to be mailed to the Circuit Court Clerk’s Office or payment can be made online by going to www.govpaynow.com and using the Pay Location Code (PLC) #5494. Please make sure to include your case number.
  • For information about Personal Protection Orders, please call (269) 969-6518 to speak with a clerk.

The Calhoun County Clerk and Register of Deeds has two office locations within the County. 
Different business is conducted in each location, so please verify that you are visiting the correct location.

Marshall County Building
315 W. Green Street, Marshall, MI 49068
The Research Room closes at 4:45 p.m., 15 minutes before the office closes daily


  • Concealed Pistol License Applications and Renewals
  • DBA
  • Geneological research
  • Land Document Recordings 
  • Marriage Licenses
  • Notary
  • Veteran Identification Cards
  • Vital Records

Battle Creek Location
161 E. Michigan Avenue, Battle Creek, MI 49014


  • Circuit Court Filings and Records
  • DBA
  • Marriage Licenses
  • Notary
  • Personal Protection Orders
  • Vital Records