Certified copies of a birth certificate are available for those born in Minnesota. If the birth occurred outside of Minnesota, contact the vital records office of that state.
To get a certified birth certificate the birth record must be your own or you must have a legal interest. Non-certified copies are also available, but are not accepted for legal purposes.
Resident and employee safety is our primary focus to ensure that services are restored in a planful, safe manner that mitigates the potential transmission of COVID-19 within county facilities.
We strongly encourage remote processing (mail in or drop box) of transactions whenever possible. If you require face to face assistance, please schedule an appointment.
We are receiving a high volume of phone calls. You may experience long wait times. Thank you for your patience.
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If it's been over four (4) weeks since you ordered submit a Vital records inquiry form.