City Clerk

Birth/Death Records

Birth and Death Certificate Fee: $18.00 for 1st Copy, $7.00 each additional copy

The City Clerk is the registrar and keeper of all Birth and Death records that occurred in the Village/City of Riverview.  Lives births in Riverview occur only within the city limits, as we do not have a hospital. (If you were born at Riverside Hospital, it was located in Trenton, Michigan).  Please contact the Trenton City Clerk for these birth record requests.

Deaths that occur at one of the nursing and rehabilitation centers or within the city limits are filed in the Riverview City Clerk Department.

Current Certified copies of birth and death certificates are $18 for the first copy and $7 for each additional copy. Uncertified copies are $1. The city does not accept debit or credit cards at this time.

The following are links to the required applications: death certificate application or birth certificate application or veteran request for one free certified death record. You may also obtain copies through Wayne County or the State of Michigan.

Wayne County Clerks Office Vital Records:

State of Michigan Vital Records:   

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