Vital Records & Elections Office


All Services offered by the Grand Traverse County Clerk are currently available by appointment or remotely, if preferred. We look forward to once again help our citizens on a walk in basis, in the near future. Until then, our staff will work with you to find a convenient appointment time or help you navigate our remote options.


The Vital Records Office maintains the records of births, deaths, marriage licenses, assumed names, co-partnerships, military discharge papers.

Licenses & Permits

The Vital Records Office processes Concealed Pistol Licenses, Notary Bonds, and Veteran's Peddler Permits.


The Vital Records/Elections Office of the County Clerk administers all elections in Grand Traverse County.

Identification Card Photography Services

When available passport quality photographs are done from the Vital Records Office at a cost of $10 per photo set.

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