Name Change

         Contact Us
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Clerk: Bridget Colosimo
Phone: (517) 483-6313
Email: BColosimo@ingham.org

Location:
Clerk's Office - 1st Floor
Veterans Memorial Courthouse
313 W. Kalamazoo Street
Lansing, MI 48933
NAME CHANGE
The Family Division hears change of name petitions. Persons for whom a name change is being sought must be a resident of Ingham County for a year prior to filing the petition. Petitions can be obtained and are filed in the Circuit Court Clerk’s office.

INSTRUCTIONS
Instructions for Name Changes
Michigan State Police - Fingerprint Information


FORMS
Petition to Change Name - SCAO Form PC-51 and MC 97a
Waiver/Consent - SCAO Form PC 561

Name Change Fees
Description                                                                                    
 
Amount                                                                                                           
 Name Change Filing Fee
   [$150.00 filing / $10.00 certified copy fee / electronic filing fee]
Make check payable to  Ingham County
 $185.00
 Publication Fee
Make check payable to Lansing State Journal

 $ 63.50
 Fingerprint Fee
Make check payable to State of Michigan
[Mail check to Michigan State Police - for detail instructions see
Michigan State Police - Fingerprint Information link]

 $ 43.25