Arenac County Clerk

Nancy Selle, County Clerk

P O Box 747
120 N Grove Street
Standish, MI 48658


Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Open through lunch





DBA Application: $10.00 fee

Marriage Application: Both applicants must appear in person, one must be a resident of Arenac County or both must be from out of state.  An application is filled out then typed on an Affidavit, which will be notarized so bring ID.  Applicants must be 18 years old or have parental consent. Filing fee is $20.00.

The cost of a certified copy of a Birth, Death, or Marriage Certificate is $15 for the first copy of each requested record type and $5 per each additional copy of the requested record purchased at same time.  Please note that due to regulations changes, if you are unable to answer the protected information portions on the application for Certified copies of Birth, Death, or Marriage Certificates you can only receive a redacted copy for specified use only that will conceal the protected information that you were not able to answer.  Please make sure you request a full or specified use certificate when making your request.

Application for Certified copy of Death Certificate.

Application for Certified copy of Birth Certificate.

Application for Certified copy of Marriage Certificate.

County Directory - updated as of 4/20/21


Recall Procedures

Election Training/Certification Classes

For anyone needing certified and/or trained to work the May 2021 elections, Arenac County will be offering Training at the following Locations/Dates/Times:

Election Worker Certification Training:  Monday, April 26, 2021

Location: Sims Township Hall, 4489 E. Huron Rd., Au Gres, MI 48703

Times: 1:30 p.m.


It will be held in the large room of the Hall to allow for Social Distancing, please bring/wear a mask, if you do not have one, I will bring as many extras as I am able.

If you have any questions, please contact Sherlyn at the Clerk's Office.

Local Clerks please contact the Clerk's office with numbers of Election workers needed.

Local Clerks/Public please contact the Clerk's office or your Local Clerk and notify of interest to attend so we may set up accordingly.


Public Accuracy will be held at Sims Township Hall.  It will consist of one day with one session per day and a maximum of two jurisdictions per session.

The date scheduled is April 26th with time being 10:00 a.m.

If you are interested in attending a certain jurisdictions Public Accuracy, please contact either the Jurisdiction or County Clerk to find time scheduled.  This testing falls under the Open Meetings Act.