Birth

Certified copies of birth certificates for births occurring after 1935 may be obtained from any county in Minnesota.  Historical birth records occurring before 1935 may be issued by any county if entered into the Minnesota Registration and Certification system at the Minnesota Department of Health.  Contact the county of birth to request the record be entered into the system.

A birth certificate form needs to be completed before the birth record can be issued. If requesting a certificate by mail. your signature must be notarized.

Birth Certificate Application

Birth Certificate Fee Information
Certified copy of a birth certificate     $26.00
Additional copies of the same certificate ordered at the same time     $19.00

Noncertified Birth Record Application

Noncertified Birth Certificate Fee Information

Noncertified copy of birth certificate (genealogical use only - not a legal document)     $13.00
Additional copies of the same certificate ordered at the same time     $6.00

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