Instant Access to Michigan State, Wayne County and Municipal Records

"Publicly available records are a fundamental guarantee of our Freedoms & Democracy."
William Ratcher - Founder of

Michigan Public Records

The Michigan State Records mission is to provideevery person the right to detect, obtain, preview and examine public records, ensuring residents of the state of Michiganare provided access in accordance with the Michigan Freedom of Information Act, which allows “any person” to request access to public records:

The purpose of the request is immaterial. The requester/citizen and any interested individual need not justify a “need to know” or state the intended use of the information, except when the requested information is confidential by law.

Michigan State Records contains the information about the following subjects: Criminal Records, Court Records, Vital Records and State Background Checks, including the information in the number of over 89 million public records.

The search functionality granted in this portal enables the requested information to be presented immediately and accurately. Michigan public records have been gathered as far back as the year 1867 and includes information from 83 counties, thereby ensuring Massachusetts abides by the commitment of the United States of America to remain a “fair and just” society for all.