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Phone:
General Information
651-266-2400
651-266-2594 (TTY)

Email:
Public Health
AskPH@co.ramsey.mn.us
Environmental Health
AskEH@co.ramsey.mn.us
Vital Records
AskVR@co.ramsey.mn.us

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Birth Records Available 
The following birth records can be requested by mail or walk-in.

Birth Records from 1870 to present (approximately) are available for the County of Ramsey.

Certified birth records for the entire state of Minnesota from 1935 to present.
You must have proof of tangible interest in the subject | tangible interest
If a record is not available to the public you may be refused the record, even if you have tangible interest. 
Certified:  $26.00 one copy | $19.00 each additional copy of same record

Non-certified records for the entire state of Minnesota from 2000 to present.
Provided without tangible interest.
Non-certified:  $13.00 per copy 

Mail Requests 
Please complete the following steps to request a birth record by mail.

  • Determine if you have tangible interest | tangible interest
  • Complete the application
  • Have your signature notarized
  • Enclose a photocopy of your valid driver's license or state issued identification card
  • Enclose check or money order payable to:  Ramsey County
  • Mail to:
    Saint Paul – Ramsey County Public Health 
    Attention: Vital Records (Birth)
    555 Cedar Street
    Saint Paul, MN 55101

Walk-in Requests 
Please complete the following steps to request a birth record in our office.

  • Download (pdf) or pick up application in the lobby
  • Determine if you have tangible interest | tangible interest
  • Complete the application 
  • Sign the application at the window (signature must be witnessed)
  • Provide identification: valid driver's license or state issued identification card
  • Payment accepted: cash, check or money order (we DO NOT accept credit of debit cards)

Location & Hours 
Saint Paul - Ramsey County Department of Public Health | 555 Cedar Street, Saint Paul MN  55101 | Metro Transit

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday | 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday | 8:00 am - 7:00 pm 

Contact Us 
651.266.1333 | AskVR

Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)
General information for birth records, with additional links for advanced services only available through Minnesota Department of Health. | MDH

Information that is transmitted by email is NOT secure.  Ramsey County recommends that you do not use email to send private or confidential data.

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