For a Minnesota Death Certificate, please print and complete the appropriate form, and send a money order or check (payable to the Minnesota Department of Health) to the name and address below.
You can also order death certificates by phone or fax, but you may incur additional charges.
Minnesota Department of Health
Attention: Office of the State Registrar
P.O. Box 64882
Minneapolis, MN 55164
Fax: (612) 291-0101
For death records prior to 1900, you will need to go to the local registrar in the county where the death occurred. Anyone can receive a non-certified copy of a death certificate, but certified copies are restricted to family members or those who can prove a legal interest.