Information for Local Issuance Offices

It is the responsibility of the State Registrar to maintain a statewide system of vital statistics, including the electronic registration and certification 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 local issuance offices about vital records in Minnesota.

What's New?

Security Paper Contract
The new security paper contract is now posted on the Minnesota Registration & Certification (MR&C) page. The contract vendor remains the same, so you may still use the existing order form.