Marriage Reporting

Marriage Reporting

Each local registrar must report the number of marriage certificates filed within a calendar month to the Minnesota Department of Health. This count signifies the number of certificates for which the ceremony was performed and the paperwork returned for filing.

File your monthly report using this reporting form: Report of Marriage Certificates Filed.

The number of civil marriage licenses issued in 2016 must be reported to the Minnesota Department of Health by the local registrar in each county. Report the number of licenses for which the full fee was paid, and the number of licenses for which the reduced fee was paid. Authority: Minnesota Statutes, section 517.08, subdivision 4.

File your annual report by Friday, February 17, 2017, using this reporting form: Annual Report of Marriage Licenses Issued - 2016

If you have questions, please contact the Office of Vital Records Data Quality Unit at