How to Obtain Minnesota Vital Records

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How to Obtain Minnesota Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates

This page provides information on obtaining copies of Minnesota birth certificates, Minnesota marriage licenses, Minnesota divorce decrees and Minnesota death records. There are also useful links to past Minnesota Vital Records for those of you conducting family history research. General information about US vital records can be viewed on the Vital Records Index Page



Minnesota birth, marriage and death certificates may be obtained from the following government office:

Office of the State Registrar
Minnesota Department of Health
P.O. Box 64882
St Paul, MN 55164-0082

Minnesota birth, marriage and death certificate order forms as well as more information are available on the following pages:

The Minnesota Department of Health may be contacted by phone on 651-201-5970 or online at http://www.health.state.mn.us/

Remarks: Office of the State Registrar has birth records on file from January 1900 to current

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Birth, Marriage and Death Historical Record Collections at FamilySearch.org
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Vital Records Search at Ancestry.com
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