Birth and Death Links


State-by-state directory of vital records offices:
National Center for Health Statistics

Information about how health data is used nationwide in medical research and health improvement:
National Association for Public Health Statistics and Information Systems

How to get a Social Security number and card:
Social Security Administration

Information about foreign adoptions:
U.S. Department of State

Minnesota statewide birth and death indexes:
Minnesota Historical Society

Minnesota statewide health data:
Minnesota Center for Health Statistics

Statewide regulation of the disposition of the deceased:
Mortuary Science Section

For information about notary public topics:
Minnesota Secretary of State

For information about apostilles or other authentication of documents to be accepted in other countries:
Minnesota Secretary of State

Information about Minnesota adoptions and paternity:
Minnesota Department of Human Services

Statewide legal and consumer resources:
Minnesota Attorney General

For marriage certificates:
Minnesota Official Marriage System