Clearance Letter

Clearance letters are available to Plymouth Township residents, and are often required for adoption, immigration and employment purposes. This service is done only during regular business hours Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

The records staff completes a local records check which involves checking our local computer files for contacts.  Completed background checks are provided and notarized for a fee of $10.00. When applying for a records check, valid ID must be presented.

Criminal History Checks
For the public to obtain additional information on criminal history records, this can be done on ICHAT ( This is an internet tool which allows public records contained in the Michigan Criminal History Records to be accessed.