Certified copies of a birth certificate are available for those born in Minnesota. To obtain a certified birth certificate the birth must be your own or you must have a legal interest with proper identification.
Walk-in, email or mail requests will fill out the application below. If emailing or mailing the application it must be signed in front of a notary. Walk-in customers may wait to sign the application until appearing in our office.
Birth Certificate Application
You can also order certified Minnesota birth certificates online through VitalChek.
Begin your order at VitalChek.
Print the Vital Records Authorization form and sign in front of a notary.
Upload the authorization form into VitalChek.
First certified copy: $26
Each additional certified copy of the same record: $19
VitalChek fee: $7 if ordered thru VitalChek.
Acceptable forms of payment: checks, cash, credit card, or money order. Note: There is a convenience fee if paying with credit card.
Processing times: We process all requests within 1-2 business days.
If you have further questions, please contact us.