Birth Certificates may be obtained in person or by mail.
Proper identification and tangible interest must be established in order to obtain a certified copy of the record you are requesting.
Certified Birth Certificate Application (250 KB)
Non-Certified Birth Record Application (218 KB)
(This is not a legal document and can not be used to establish identity)
We accept: cash, credit card, personal check, money order or cashier's check. Make checks payable to: Olmsted County Vital Records
If you are mailing your request, the application must be notarized. Please include a self-addressed return envelope and send to:
Vital Records and Licensing
151 4th Street SE
Rochester, MN 55904-3709
Please allow one week for processing.