Birth Records

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Service alert - COVID-19

  • Birth records are available by mail or appointment. No walk-ins.
  • Call 651-266-1333 to schedule an appointment. 
  • We will continue to process birth record requests by mail. 


You may request birth records by mail or in person. The types of records available are:

  • Certified and non-certified birth records for Ramsey County (approximately 1870 to present).
  • Certified birth records for all counties in Minnesota (1935 to present).
  • Noncertified records for all counties in Minnesota (2000 to present).

Certified birth records

You must have tangible interest in the subject. 

If a record is not available to the public you may be refused the record, even if you have tangible interest.  

Price: $26 one copy
Each additional copy of same record: $19 

Noncertified records

Provided without tangible interest.
Price: $13 per copy 

Request in person/by appointment

Request by mail