We have records for deaths that occurred in Hennepin County. We also have records for deaths that occurred in Minnesota from 1997-present. For deaths before 1997 and those that didn't occur in Hennepin County, 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.
Mail, fax or drop-off transactions whenever possible. Walk-in services are limited based on staffing and physical spacing guidelines.
View requirements for visiting county buildings.
If it's been over four (4) weeks since you ordered submit a vital records inquiry form.