Security Paper for County Vital Records Offices - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Security Paper for County Vital Records Offices

Northstar supplies Minnesota’s vital records paper

The Minnesota Department of Administration contracts with AmeriTech Inc. to produce Minnesota vital records paper through a subcontractor, Northstar, at its Brooklyn Park, Minn. printing office.

Security Paper Information

How does my office place an order for security paper?

Order security paper online from AmeriTech Inc. at State of Minnesota Vital Record Order Form. After placing your order, you and the Office of Vital Records will receive an email confirmation from Northstar. If you need to set up an account with Northstar, email for information.

What if there is a problem with the paper order?

Complete the Security Paper Damage and Problem Report (PDF) if the order you receive is missing paper, has damaged paper, was not produced according to contract specifications or your instructions, or there is a problem with delivery. Email the form to

Report problems promptly for quick resolution, to prevent future issues, and to document Northstar’s service delivery and product quality. Staff at the Office of Vital Records will follow up and work diligently to resolve all problems and issues that you report. The Office of Vital Records tracks damaged paper and problems in order to account for all document control numbers, intervene and correct problems, clarify contract details and support offices and assure that needs are met statewide.

Statutory Authority:
Minnesota Statutes, sections 144.211-144.227 and Minnesota Rules, chapter 4601.

Updated Thursday, 11-Jun-2020 11:03:12 CDT