Marriage Reporting

Marriage Reporting

Monthly

Each county vital records office 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.

Annually

The local registrar in each county must report the number of civil marriage licenses issued in 2017 to the Minnesota Department of Health. Report the number of licenses for which the full fee was paid and the number of licenses for which the reduced fee was paid. The person reporting the numbers for your office will receive an email confirmation of the data entered. Authority: Minnesota Statutes, section 517.08, subdivision 4.

File your annual report by Friday, February 16, 2018, using this reporting form: Annual Report of Marriage Licenses Issued - 2017.


If you have questions, please contact the Office of Vital Records Data Quality Unit at health.dataquality@state.mn.us.