Vital Records in Minnesota

The Vital Records office of the Minnesota Department of Health maintains vital records in Minnesota since the early 1900's, where they issue certified copies of birth & death records. Certified copies of marriage & divorce records are only available from the county where the event occurred. County offices have older records of births and deaths as well, dating back to, or near, the date of its founding.

Record Type Available From
Minnesota Birth Records January 1900 – 2017
Minnesota Death Records January 1908 – 2017
Minnesota Divorce Records dependent on county
Minnesota Marriage Records dependent on county

Find County Offices in Minnesota

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County Year Founded
Aitkin County, MN May 23, 1857
Anoka County, MN May 23, 1857
Becker County, MN March 18, 1858
Beltrami County, MN February 28, 1866
Benton County, MN October 27, 1849
Big Stone County, MN February 20, 1862
Blue Earth County, MN March 5, 1853
Brown County, MN February 20, 1855
Carlton County, MN May 23, 1857
Carver County, MN February 20, 1855
Cass County, MN September 1, 1851
Chippewa County, MN February 20, 1862
Chisago County, MN September 1, 1851
Clay County, MN March 8, 1862
Clearwater County, MN December 20, 1902
Cook County, MN March 9, 1874
Cottonwood County, MN May 23, 1857
Crow Wing County, MN May 23, 1857
Dakota County, MN October 27, 1849
Dodge County, MN February 20, 1855
Douglas County, MN March 8, 1858
Faribault County, MN February 20, 1855
Fillmore County, MN March 5, 1853
Freeborn County, MN February 20, 1855
Goodhue County, MN March 5, 1853
Grant County, MN March 6, 1868
Hennepin County, MN March 6, 1852
Houston County, MN February 23, 1854
Hubbard County, MN February 26, 1883
Isanti County, MN February 13, 1857
Itasca County, MN October 27, 1849
Jackson County, MN May 23, 1857
Kanabec County, MN March 13, 1858
Kandiyohi County, MN March 20, 1858
Kittson County, MN March 9, 1878
Koochiching County, MN December 19, 1906
Lac qui Parle County, MN March 6, 1871
Lake County, MN March 1, 1856
Lake of the Woods County, MN January 1, 1923
Le Sueur County, MN March 5, 1853
Lincoln County, MN March 6, 1873
Lyon County, MN March 6, 1868
McLeod County, MN March 1, 1856
Mahnomen County, MN December 27, 1906
Marshall County, MN February 25, 1879
Martin County, MN May 23, 1857
Meeker County, MN February 23, 1856
Mille Lacs County, MN May 23, 1857
Morrison County, MN February 25, 1856
Mower County, MN February 20, 1855
Murray County, MN May 23, 1857
Nicollet County, MN March 5, 1853
Nobles County, MN May 23, 1857
Norman County, MN February 17, 1881
Olmsted County, MN February 20, 1855
Otter Tail County, MN March 18, 1858
Pennington County, MN November 23, 1910
Pine County, MN March 1, 1856
Pipestone County, MN May 23, 1857
Polk County, MN July 20, 1858
Pope County, MN February 20, 1862
Ramsey County, MN October 27, 1849
Red Lake County, MN December 24, 1896
Redwood County, MN February 6, 1862
Renville County, MN February 20, 1855
Rice County, MN March 5, 1853
Rock County, MN May 23, 1857
Roseau County, MN December 31, 1894
Saint Louis County, MN February 20, 1855
Scott County, MN March 5, 1853
Sherburne County, MN February 25, 1856
Sibley County, MN March 5, 1853
Stearns County, MN February 20, 1855
Steele County, MN February 20, 1855
Stevens County, MN February 20, 1862
Swift County, MN February 18, 1870
Todd County, MN February 20, 1856
Traverse County, MN February 20, 1862
Wabasha County, MN October 27, 1849
Wadena County, MN June 11, 1858
Waseca County, MN February 27, 1857
Washington County, MN October 27, 1849
Watonwan County, MN February 25, 1860
Wilkin County, MN March 6, 1868
Winona County, MN February 23, 1854
Wright County, MN February 20, 1855
Yellow Medicine County, MN March 6, 1871