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Bring your original credentials to the recorders' office along with valid identification. You will also be asked to read and sign a "Certificate of Filing" form and receive a copy for your records. The fee is $20. If you wish to do this by mail, please see our Ministerial Credential page for required form and instructions.
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You may come into the recorder's office or apply by mail for a Minnesota birth certificate. If you were born in Minnesota you can obtain a copy of your birth certificate from any Minnesota Vital Statistics Office. Click here for more information Birth and Death Records
Contact the Minnesota Secretary of State website.
There is a short form to complete and identification must be presented before a military discharge can be issued. There is no fee. To file papers, bring or mail them to the recorder's office. There is no fee and the original document will be returned to you.
Check out the MN Dept of Health website for a Birth Record Amendment Packet (PDF).
Yes, below is a list of Judges that will perform marriages. You will need to contact the judge of your choice to make arrangements. Judges That Will Perform Marriages: (View Wedding Officiants)