Berrien County Vital Records (Michigan)

Search Berrien County, MI vital records such as births, death, marriages, and divorces.


Berrien County Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records in Berrien County, MI. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for Berrien County vital records, which are available as public records. The office maintains Berrien County birth certificates, death certificates, and marriage records, in addition to divorce decrees. Many Clerk’s Offices have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for Berrien County genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Berrien County Clerk St. Joseph MI 811 Port Street 49085 269-983-7111

Bridgman City Clerk Bridgman MI 9765 Maple Street 49106 269-465-5144

Niles City Clerk Niles MI 508 East Main Street 49120 269-683-4700

Three Oaks Village Clerk Three Oaks MI 14 Maple Street 49128 269-756-9221


Berrien County Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public in Berrien County, MI. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records including Berrien County birth certificates, death certificates, marriages certificates and licenses, and divorces decrees. Health Departments have Berrien County vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Benton Harbor Health Department Benton Harbor MI 455 Bond Street 49022 269-926-1865

Berrien County Health Department Niles MI 1205 Front Street 49120 269-684-5274

Berrien County Health Department Benton Harbor MI 769 Pipestone Street 49022 269-926-7121


Berrien County Marriage License Offices provide marriage licenses to couples who plan to marry in Berrien County, MI. They are typically a division of the local county clerk or the health department. Marriage License Offices also maintain copies of marriage licenses, which are public Berrien County vital records. Berrien County Marriage License Offices provide online search tools to locate marriage licenses. To access older marriage licenses, you may need to apply in person or by mail.

Berrien County Marriage License St. Joseph MI Berrien County Clerk, 701 Main Street 49085 269-983-7111


Berrien County Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations in Berrien County, MI. Many vital records are available from a Coroner or Medical Examiner, including autopsy reports, investigator reports, toxicology reports, and in some cases, X-rays or photographs. An autopsy report will include the cause and manner of death. Many coroners and medical examiners provide online access to their reports. In other cases, you can obtain public records such as Berrien County death certifiates by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Berrien County Medical Examiner & Coroner Benton Harbor MI PO Box 706 49023 269-921-0174


Berrien County Town Hall or City Halls are the chief administrative office in Berrien County, MI. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including Berrien County vital records. You can find Berrien County birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce decrees at the Town Hall or City Hall. In some locations, these vital records are available online or by filling out an online request form.

Buchanan City Hall Buchanan MI 302 Red Bud Trail North 49107 269-695-3844

Coloma City Hall Coloma MI 119 North Paw Paw Street 49038 269-468-6606

New Buffalo City Hall New Buffalo MI 224 West Buffalo Street 49117 269-469-1500

Niles City Hall Niles MI 333 North 2nd Street 49120 269-683-4700

Watervliet City Hall Watervliet MI 158 W Pleasant St 49098 269-463-6769