NOTICE: CPLs & COVID-19
Effective immediately the Ionia County Clerk’s Office will not be issuing CPL’s until further notice. Renewal CPL’s can be renewed online. It is recommended to mail any documents or birth certificate requests to the County Clerk’s Office. The Sheriff’s Office will not be fingerprinting for CPL’s or for employment purposes until further notice.
March 10, 2020 Election
Presidential Primary Election
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: firstname.lastname@example.org