Minnesota Vital Records

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Minnesota Government-Issued Vital Records

Ordering vital records in Minnesota with Vital Records Online is a hassle-free process. Our unmatched experience in online assisted application services will save you time on unnecessary document resubmission at the office. If needed, you will greatly benefit from our unlimited support throughout your application process. We are here to help, by email and telephone.

The Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Vital Records sets the requirements for the necessary documentation that you will need in order to obtain your certified vital records. An authorized copy of your vital records is necessary for a variety of purposes. Replace a lost birth certificate, marriage certificate, and death certificate in a few steps with our online forms.

Save unnecessary trips to the Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Vital Records and order a certified copy of your records from the comfort of your home. We take care of the processing and ensure a timely delivery straight to your door.

Click the links below to start your online application:

Official Birth Certificate

Minnesota Birth Certificate

Request a Certified Copy of Live Birth for your baby or child.

Official Marriage Certificate

Minnesota Marriage Certificate

Obtain Marriage records for yourself or a family member.

Official Marriage Certificate

Minnesota Death Certificate

Get an Original Copy of a Death Certificate replacement for a lost record.

Ordering Vital Records in Minnesota

Before starting the process to request a certified copy of a birth certificate, marriage certificate, or death certificate, it is important to understand that you will have to provide some sensitive information in order to obtain your records. It is also important to know about the requirements, processing times, and other relevant information for the Minnesota government agency. Read below to understand more about some of the most frequently asked questions.

How long will it take to receive my vital records from Minnesota?

Processing times differ between offices, but you should expect to receive your vital records in the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) in 4 to 6 business weeks.

What documents are required to order vital records from Minnesota?

To complete the online application, the Minnesota Department of Health requires applicants to prove their identity by including a photocopy of their ID. It varies depending on the type of certificate, but commonly people can use a driver’s license or a state photo ID. Check other acceptable IDs per certificate needed:

The MHD requires the following documents to verify your identity and provide the copies of your vital records as fast as possible A Notarized Sworn Statement that attests that you are authorized to obtain the record.

How much does a copy of a vital record cost from Minnesota?

Whenever you are ordering birth records, marriage certificates or licenses, divorce certificates or death records, Vital Records Online will charge a fee starting from $49 for the assistant service.

The state of Minnesota will charge a $26.00 fee for each certified copy of a birth, any additional copy to your order will cost $0.00, $9.00 fee for each marriage certificate certified copy, any additional copy to your order will cost $9.00. A $13.00 fee for each death certificate, any additional copy to your order will cost $00.00.

Who can request vital records from Minnesota?

At the moment, there are limitations to who can request vital records in the state of Minnesota Bureau of Vital Statistics. It depends on if the request is for a birth certificate, marriage certificate, or death certificate. The requestor must be doing it on their own behalf. Otherwise, the requester must be part of the close family, some distant family member, or must be the legal representative for the individual of record.

How to order birth certificates and other vital records from Minnesota?

There are two options to order vital records in Minnesota. The first and the easiest one is through Vital Records Online. You will be able to start your application process online, and then, you will receive your birth certificate or the other vital records by mail. The second option is going in person to the vital records office in the location where the individual was born. This process could be tedious and time-consuming due to the long lines and paperwork.

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Minnesota Vital Records Office
Business Hours
Monday - Friday 8AM - 4:30PM
Saturday - Sunday Closed

Vital Records Online Mailing Center
PO Box 13471
Miami, FL 33101

Currently, this location is not open to the public.