Birth and Death Certificates

Issuance of Birth and Death Certificates by Appointment Only

Birth certificates: 
Tangible Interest Form is available for download below located under related forms. Apply by mail, drop off in drop box or fax your request to our fax: 763.684.4558. The form will need to be signed and NOTARIZED. Mail checks or pay on our website with credit card referencing last name of subject.

Death Certificates: 
Tangible Interest Form is available for download below located under related forms. Apply by mail, drop off in drop box or fax your request to our fax: 763.684.4558.  The form will need to be signed and NOTARIZED. Mail checks or pay on our website with credit card referencing last name of decedent.

Phone:  763.682.7357 (press 2 for appointment)
Phone:  763.682.7357 (press 5 for questions)
Email: appointments.recorder@co.wright.mn.us 

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Birth certificates 1935 to current and death certificates 1997 to current are generated electronically from the Minnesota Department of Health. You do not need to go to the individual’s county of birth or death to acquire these certificates. Any questions concerning acquiring records prior to these dates please call our office or the Minnesota Department of Health at 651.201.5970.
 
A Tangible Interest form is required to be filled out prior to receiving a certified copy of a certificate. We will view your current ID at the time of application. The form will need to be notarized if you are applying by mail. If you live out of state, enclose a money order for the amount of the certificate or pay online.
    
If you were not born in Minnesota, see the National Center for Health Statistics for more information about ordering a birth certificate from another state.

  Fees
  • Birth Records: $26.00 for first copy; $19.00 for each additional copy of the same record, purchased at the same time.  
  • Death Records:  $13.00 for first copy; $6.00 for each additional copy of the same record, purchased at the same time.
  • Return Check Charge:  $30.00          
  • Postage/Handling Charge:  $2.00 OR Priority Mail $8.50
  • Expedite Processing (optional):  $20.00
  • Payments can be made online or check mailed with notarized application
  • Mail To:  Wright County Recorder, 3650 Braddock Avenue NE, Suite 1500V, BUFFALO, MN  55313

                     

Recorder’s Office fees now available for payment by credit card online: