Birth Records

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COVID-19 update

Ramsey County will not be processing walk-up birth records. We will continue to process mail requests and staff will be available by telephone at 651-266-1333.

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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 birth records by mail

Request birth records in person