Based upon the Governor’s Executive Order No. 2020-110, 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.


Because of the pandemic, we are open by appointment only. Please call 616-527-5322 to schedule your visit to the County Clerk’s Office.

How to Pay Online
Please use the instructions below to pay for the following services:
  • Motion fees
  • Judgment fees
  • Copy fees
  • Certification fees
  • Vital Record fees
  1. Go to GovPay
  2. Enter your name
  3. When paying for vital record copy fees, there is NO file/case number
  4. Enter payment amount
  5. Fill out payment information and click Process Payment
  6. Keep the confirmation code for record purposes

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.