Death Records

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The Vital Records Office is now located in the Plato Building. From May 30-June 9 we will not have access to certified and non-certified death records (1850-1998). We will have certified Death Certificates 1998 to present. You can request these records from the State of Minnesota.

You may request death records by mail or in person. Face masks are still required. We will provide you a mask if needed.

The types of records available are:

  • Death records for all counties in Minnesota (1997 to present).
  • Death records for Ramsey County (approximately 1870 to present).

Certified death records

You must have tangible interest in the subject.    
Price: $13 one copy
Each additional copy of same record: $6

Noncertified death records

Provided without tangible interest in the subject.
Price: $13 per copy

Request in person

Request by mail