Governor Whitmer has issued Executive Order 2020-38 Extending Certain FOIA Deadlines
To Facilitate COVID-19 Emergency  Response Efforts
Executive Order 2020-38

Ingham County records are available under the Michigan Freedom of Information Act. (FOIA). However, not all Ingham County records are available through FOIA, for example court records. Please visit the websites for Circuit Court, Probate Court and 55th District Court for information on how to obtain court documents. 

Ingham County has many public records already available on line.  The following information can be accessed immediately without a FOIA request:  Property Information, Election Information, Vital Records - birth records, death records, marriage records and military discharge DD-214 records.

To Submit a FOIA Request

​Please click here to submit a request  through our FOIA Center. 

If you are looking for Court records please contact the Court directly, the Court is not a public body subject to FOIA, MCL 15.232(d)(v).

If you are unable to submit a request through the FOIA Center please contact the Board of Commissioners Office at 517 676-7200 or fax request to 517 676-7264.