Death Registration Information for Funeral Directors and Staff
It is the responsibility of the State Registrar to maintain a statewide system of vital statistics, including the electronic registration of all births and deaths that occur in Minnesota according to Minnesota Statutes, sections 144.211-144.227 and Minnesota Rules, chapter 4601.
This website is dedicated to providing information to funeral directors and other funeral home staff about the death registration process in Minnesota.
What's New?MR&C Update – effective July 1st
To improve system security, MR&C death record search returns will change. Summaries will be automatically viewable only when a search results in one record. Search results that potentially identify more than one death record will display a list of all records matching the search criteria. The summary screen will display only after the user selects a record by clicking on the subject name.
- PROCESS CHANGE – The death record summary screen will be automatically viewable only when a search results in a single record. Searches with more than one result will require the user to select the appropriate record from a list before the summary screen will be viewable.