Birth & Death Records

How to get a Birth or Death Certificate
To obtain a certified copy of a Birth or Death Certificate, come into our office, complete a Tangible Interest Form and present valid identification such as your driver's license. To obtain by mail, complete a Tangible Interest Form and sign in front of a Notary Public, and mail the form, with a check payable to the Chisago County Recorder. For additional information and to download a Tangible Interest Application, visit the Minnesota Department of Health website.

Fees for Certified Copies:
Birth Certificate
  • First certificate for each birth record ordered - $26
  • Additional certificates for the same record ordered at the same time - $19
Death Certificate
  • First certificate for each death record ordered - $13
  • Additional certificates for the same record ordered at the same time - $6
Payment of fees by check, cash or money order only. Chisago County does not accept credit or debit cards.