New Rate for Birth Record Copies Effective July 1, 2016 - First Copy of Birth Record $20.00 Each Additional Copy $ 5.00 (Costs are applied per child, per request)
The City of Grosse Pointe maintains birth records for births that occurred either within the city limits or at Beaumont Hospital Grosse Pointe (formerly Bon Secours Hospital).
The Birth Record Request form is available in printable format.
Who is eligible to order a certified copy of a birth certificate?
Person named on the record 15 years old and older
Parent(s) named on the active record
Court of competent jurisdiction
Legal representative of person named on record
An individual or agency that has full guardianship
Heir of deceased person named on record
State or federal agency
Who is not eligible to order a certified copy of a birth certificate?
Power of Attorney
Individuals with Custody
Agencies without Court Order
Children of Registrant
The request form must completed and submitted by mail, or in person, to the City Clerk's office.
Applicants must show photo identification when applying in person. No exceptions will be made to this policy.
Applicants must send a copy of photo identification when submitting a request by mail.
All fee requirements and the city's mailing address are listed at the top of the printable form.
First Copy of Birth Record $20.00 Each Additional Copy $ 5.00 (Costs are applied per child, per request)
PAYMENT OPTIONS - Acceptable forms of payment are personal checks or money orders made payable to the City of Grosse Pointe. Cash should be used for walk-in payments only and not sent through the mail.