Downloadable Forms

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  1. Affidavit for License to Marry
  2. Application for Absent Voter’s Ballot
  3. Application for Birth Record
  4. Application for Certified Records
  5. Application for Michigan Notary Public Appointment
  6. Business Registration Certificate
  7. Concealed Pistol License Application and Instructions
  8. Driver License / Voter Registration
  9. Notice of Dissolution of Co-Partnership or Business Under Assumed Name
  10. Personal Protection Order Forms

Download the Affidavit for License to Marry (PDF).


  1. The application fee is $20 for County residents and $30 for out of State residents. Check payable to Otsego County Clerk.
  2. Apply for your license in the County you live and it is valid for the whole State of Michigan. If you live in another State and you are going to get married in Otsego County, you would apply in our office and the license will only be valid in Otsego County.
  3. If the form is being sent to the office, please have your signatures notarized before sending it. There is a 3 day waiting period (For example if you apply on a Monday your license will be ready for pickup on Thursday and valid for 30 days) We recommend applicants who live in our county to apply in person, the mail in service is mainly for out of state residents.

Send your Application to:
Otsego County Clerk's Office
225 W Main Street
Room 109
Gaylord, MI 49735