Oscoda County Medical Examiner’s Office
Mid Michigan Medical Examiner Group
FUNERAL HOME PROCEDURES
DEATH CERTIFICATE REQUESTS– Please send requests through the State of Michigan Electronic Death Registration(EDRS) to Dr. Paul Wagner
RECORDS REQUESTS & SUPPLEMENTALS – Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
CREMATION PERMIT REQUESTS -Oscoda County policy is a $50 permit fee. Fees are to be paid in advance as detailed below.
1. Primary Care Physician Death Certificates signed for Medical Examiner Cremation Permit Request:
a. Please Obtain Signature of Primary Care Physician on the Death Certificate
b. Please Pay Fee for Cremation Permit
i. Please go to www.govpaynow.com, 1-888-604-7888, or visit the Clerk’s office to prepay
ii.www.govpaynow.com PLC: a004la
iii. Or click on link: http://www.govpaynow.com/gps/user/cyg/plc/a004la
iv. Name of Deceased and Date of Death
v. Name of Funeral Home and email
vi. Payment Amount: $50.00
vii. Payer name, address, email and phone number.
c. Please Use EDRS (Electronic Death Registration System) for the Official Cremation Permit Request to
Dr. Paul Wagner
d. Please Send Receipt of Payment with name of decedent to the Medical Examiner’s office at
email@example.com or fax 231-440-0806. Be sure to include your email address and fax number.
e. A cremation permit review will be conducted and requests fulfilled via EDRS. Our Policy is a 24hr turnaround period. Please call if you have an extenuating circumstance or email the Medical Examiner office firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Medical Examiner signed Death Certificates for Cremation Permit Requests:
a. All of section one above with addition of including a request for Death Certificate via EDRS
(Electronic Death Registration System) for the Medical Examiner to complete and sign via EDRS.
Our staff is available to monitor this process on a continual basis. Please email or call with any and all questions.