Minnesota birth certificates from 1935 to present are available at any courthouse in Minnesota. For Minnesota births prior to 1935, please contact the county in which the person was born.
If you wish to purchase a birth certificate from this office, it is wise to call ahead being there is only one person authorized to print them.
The calendar to the right of the Recorder Home page should show dates of "no vitals services".
Minnesota Statutes, Section 144.225, Subdivision 7, restricts access to a certified birth or death certificate, which means you must have a tangible interest to obtain a certified birth or death record. This law was effective August 1, 2000.