All Ionia County buildings and non-essential departments and services are now OPEN to the public. Office hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. through 5:00 p.m.


The Clerk’s office is open by appointment only. Customers can contact us at or at 616-527-5322.

November 3, 2020 Election

Official Results


The Ionia County Clerk’s Office will be issuing new CPL’s by appointment only. Renewal CPL’s can be renewed online. It is recommended to mail any documents or vital records requests to the County Clerk’s Office.

Welcome to the website of the Ionia County Clerk. The County Clerk’s Office is mandated by the Michigan Constitution and is an elected position serving a four-year term(s), per Michigan Law. The County Clerk is the Clerk to the Ionia County Board of Commissioners, responsible for compiling and maintaining accurate minutes of those meetings. The County Clerk is also responsible for Circuit Court filings, vital records (birth, death and marriages) and issuing Concealed Pistol Licenses. The County Clerk is also the Chief Election Official supervising and overseeing all federal, state and local elections in Ionia County. The Clerk’s Office also provides genealogy research hours and services, performs notary services, issues Doing Business As (DBA) Certificates as well as other numerous public services.

With the help of our knowledgeable and dedicated professionals, we strive to make your experience in the office impartial, efficient and comfortable. We hope that you will find this website informational and easy to navigate.

Should you have any questions regarding the services offered by the Clerk’s Office please feel free to contact us at:


County Clerk

Greg Geiger
County Clerk

Ionia County Clerk’s Office
100 W. Main Street
Ionia, MI 48846


(616) 527-5322

(616) 527-8201

Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Genealogy Hours*
Monday – Friday
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Clerk’s Office is open for business during the noon hour. However, we recommend that you call our office first if you are planning on doing business during this time, as it is sometimes necessary to close the office during the noon hour when short-staffed.

*The Clerk reserves the right to limit genealogy hours based upon staffing and the court docket.