Washtenaw County Clerk/Register’s Office Closed to Public, Services Available Online or By Mail

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 03/15/2020 - 22:07

By order of the Washtenaw County Administrator to slow the spread of COVID-19 the Washtenaw County Clerk/Register’s office has closed to the public and staffing levels will be greatly reduced until April 6, 2020.

Washtenaw County Clerk/Register Lawrence Kestenbaum states, “This is a national emergency. Every one of us is called on to do what we can to protect public health. We are striving to provide essential county services as quickly and carefully as possible.”

The Clerk/Register’s office will not be available in-person or by phone during this time.

The following services will continue ONLINE and BY MAIL and staff will be available to respond to questions by email:

  • Order Certified Copies of Vital Records (Birth, Death & Marriage records) through the

Vital Records Self Service Website: https://ssvital.ewashtenaw.org/web/

Questions? Email: [email protected]

  • Obtain Copies of Recorded Land Records (Deeds, Mortgages, etc.) through the

Register of Deeds Self Service Website: https://ssclerk.ewashtenaw.org/web/

Questions? Email: [email protected]

  • Submit Documents for Recording at Register of Deeds by Postal Mail (only) to:

Washtenaw County Register of Deeds

P.O. Box 8645
Ann Arbor, MI 48107

e-Recording has been suspended. Questions? Email: [email protected]

Washtenaw County Elections Division

200 N Main St., Suite Suite 120
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Questions? Email: [email protected]

  • Candidates: File to Run for Certain County, State or Precinct Delegate offices, submit complete and notarized documents (including Affidavit of Identity, petitions or filing fee, as appropriate) by mail to:

Washtenaw County Elections Division

200 N Main St., Suite Suite 120
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Questions? Email: [email protected]

Campaign finance paperwork accepted by email at [email protected]

  • Concealed Pistol License Renewals, submit online with letter provided by County Clerk. See letter for details. Applications for New CPLs cannot be accepted at this time.

Questions? Email: [email protected]

The following services are suspended until April 6, 2020:

  • Applications to obtain a marriage license (email [email protected] for more information)
  • Washtenaw County ID Card Program
  • Applications for new and renewal Notary Public commission
  • Applications for US Passport (other acceptance facilities are open, find them here and learn how to renew a passport by mail here)


For more information visit the County Clerk/Register’s website at Washtenaw.org/clerkrod

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