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Both applicants must be 18 years of age or 16 with parental consent. One applicant must be a resident of this county. There is a 3-day waiting period for the marriage license. You must bring your Driver’s License, Social Security number & your Birth Certificate. If you have been married before, documentation must be provided on how the marriage has been dissolved. Both parties do not need to be present to apply.
You must come into the County Clerk’s office to apply for a new CPL.
To renew a CPL, the completed application may be submitted in person to our office, through the CPL renewal website at www.michigan.gov/cplrenewal or by first-class mail to the MSP, not more than 6 months before, nor one year after the expiration of your current CPL.
When applying in person, bring your driver’s license & current CPL or training certificate. Fill in the CPL application. The application fee is $115.00 for a renewal CPL or $100.00 for a new CPL. Bring payment to the Clerk's office for the application processing and $15.00 to the Sheriff’s Department for fingerprinting. If you are a new applicant you must come on a Wednesday or Friday between 1:00 PM & 3:00 PM to get fingerprints at the Sheriff’s Department. For fingerprinting, you will need to present the receipt given to you from the Clerk’s office.
If you need something notarized the Roscommon County Clerk’s Office can assist you. You must bring your Photo ID or Driver’s License along with the document you want notarized. DO NOT sign the document. The document must be signed in front of a Notary Public.
You can get a certified copy of your DBA, Birth Certificate, or a Death Certificate IF these events had taken place in this county. Otherwise, it will only be obtainable in the county of the event.
You can get a certified copy of your Marriage License from the County Clerk's office if one of the parties lived in this county at the time of the marriage and you had applied here. Otherwise, it will be obtainable at your county of residence at the time of the marriage.
We will need a written request and monies up front before issuing the certified copy. A request form may be obtained from https://www.roscommoncounty.net/150/Clerk or the county clerk’s office. If you would like a certified copy of a Birth Certificate, a copy of your driver’s license is required. Certified copies cost $10.00 for the first copy and $5.00 for any additional copies of that same record. DBA certified copies are $2.00 per copy.