We have records of deaths occurring in Hennepin County, as well as any deaths occurring in the State of Minnesota from 1997-present.
If the death occurred outside Hennepin County before 1997, you must contact the county where the death occurred.
To get a certified death certificate you must have tangible interest. Uncertified copies are also available, but are not accepted for legal purposes.
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The county is following Governor Walz’s Stay Safe MN order. We continue offering services without face-to-face contact. We plan a gradual return to in-person services.
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If it's been over four (4) weeks since you ordered submit a Vital records inquiry form.