Fee Schedule

All fees are subject to change without notice. This list is updated as often as possible. Please choose the appropriate fee schedule:

Miscellaneous Fees

Assumed Name Filing (D.B.A.); $16 for new or expired business registration; $14 for renewal prior to expiration date $16.00/$14.00
Assumed Name Address Change $10.00
Assumed Name Discontinuance $10.00
Co-Partnership Filing; $16 for new or expired business registration; $14 for renewal prior to expiration date $16.00/$14.00
Co-Partnership Address Change $10.00
Co-Partnership Discontinuance $10.00
Concealed Weapon Permit - New $100.00
Concealed Weapon Permit - Renewal $115.00
Concealed Weapon Permit Replacement $10.00
Concealed Weapon Restoration $10.00
Certified Copies (Birth, Deaths, Marriages)  
-- First Copy $15.00
-- Per Additional Copy $7.00
-- State Issued Certified Copy of Birth Certificate $44.00
Mailing Service Fee $1.00
Election Copies (Per page) $1.00
Qualified Voter File Copies  
-- All Reports (per page) $0.25
-- Labels (30 labels per sheet) $0.45
-- Copy on Paper Household Label Option (per page) $0.25
-- Copy of List on Computer Disc (per voter) $50.00
-- Email List (per page) $0.25
Marriage License In County $20.00
Marriage License Out County $30.00
Marriage License Waiver $10.00
Notary Bond Filing $10.00
Notarial Acknowledgment (Per Document) $5.00
-- Per Document No Typing $3.00
-- Per Document We Do Typing $5.00
Passport Application Processing Fee $25.00
New Passport Application (Persons 16 & Over) $110.00*
New Passport Application (Persons 15 & Under) $80.00*
Passport Application Expediting Fee $60.00*
Renewal Passport Application $110.00*
Passport Card Application Processing Fee $25.00
Passport Card Application (Persons 16 & Over) $30.00*
Passport Card Application (Persons 15 & Under) $15.00*
-- Passport $10.00
-- CCW $10.00
Release of Lein $20.00
Restoration of Right (Appeal) $10.00
* Fees payable to Department of State

Circuit Court Fees

Admit to Bar $25.00
Appeal from District Court $175.00
Appeal to Court of Appeals $25.00
Court Copy (Per Page) $1.00
Certification (plus $1.00 per page) $10.00
Custody/Parenting Time $80.00
Debtor Discovery Subpoena Judgment $15.00
Directory Fee $3.00
Divorce with Minor Children  $255.00
Filing Fee $175.00
Foreign Judgment $175.00
Garnishment Fee $15.00
Judgment Fee (Divorce with Children) $80.00
Jury Fee $85.00
Motion Fee $20.00
Notary Fees $3.00
Order of Filiation Fee $59.00
Register of Action (Per Page) $1.00
Support Fee $40.00
Writ of Attachment $15.00
Writ of Execution $15.00


The Clerk of the Circuit Court files all cases and maintains official records of all cases that come before the Saginaw County 10th Circuit Court. The Clerk's office maintains a record of all proceedings, collecting and disbursing fines, receives and holds monies to be disbursed on order of the court for cases awaiting settlement.

The Clerk also maintains records of these cases in a computerized court database for cases filed 1985 to present. The files are the official record of the court and are utilized by the judiciary and made available for public inspection. The Clerk's office also processes felony criminal cases bound over from the 70th District Court.

Over the counter requests for copies of Circuit Court Civil files are available at $1.00 per page plus a $10.00 fee if the record requires Certification. Request form is required along with proper identification.

Court forms are available at the Michigan Supreme Court site

Civil Cases

Civil cases include all appeals from district court and removal from district court, civil damage suits which include personal injury, auto negligence, medical malpractice and other damage suits. Other civil matters which include business claims, contract and others. Process appeals from other agencies such as Probate Court, MESC and driver's license restoration cases.

Domestic Relations

Domestic relations which include divorces, paternity and general family matters.

Personal Protection Orders are also filed in the County Clerk's office. Forms for filing a PPO and assistance in the completion of them can be obtained from the Personal Protection Order Office staffed by personnel from The Underground Railroad.

Other Links of Interest

Federal Courts

State Courts


Reference Sites

Court Forms

Please include the appropriate funds with each copy/file request.