Dakota County Vital Records (Minnesota)

Search Dakota County, MN vital records such as births, death, marriages, and divorces.


Dakota County Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records in Dakota County, MN. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for Dakota County vital records, which are available as public records. The office maintains Dakota County birth certificates, death certificates, and marriage records, in addition to divorce decrees. Many Clerk’s Offices have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for Dakota County genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Burnsville City Clerk Burnsville MN 100 Civic Center Parkway 55337 952-895-4490

Dakota County Clerk Hastings MN 1560 Highway 55 55033 651-438-8100

Inver Grove Heights City Clerk Inver Grove Heights MN 8150 Barbara Ave 55077 651-450-2513


Dakota County Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public in Dakota County, MN. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records including Dakota County birth certificates, death certificates, marriages certificates and licenses, and divorces decrees. Health Departments have Dakota County vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Dakota County Health Department Apple Valley MN 14955 Galaxie Avenue 55124 952-891-7500

Dakota County Public Health Department West Saint Paul MN 1 West Mendota Road 55118 651-554-6100


Dakota County Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations in Dakota County, MN. Many vital records are available from a Coroner or Medical Examiner, including autopsy reports, investigator reports, toxicology reports, and in some cases, X-rays or photographs. An autopsy report will include the cause and manner of death. Many coroners and medical examiners provide online access to their reports. In other cases, you can obtain public records such as Dakota County death certifiates by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Carver County Medical Examiner & Coroner Hastings MN 1175 Nininger Road 55033 651-480-4253

Chisago County Medical Examiner & Coroner Hastings MN 1175 Nininger Road 55033 651-480-4253

Dakota County Medical Examiner & Coroner Hastings MN 1175 Nininger Road 55033 651-480-4253

Fillmore County Medical Examiner & Coroner Hastings MN 1175 Nininger Road 55033 651-480-4253

Freeborn County Medical Examiner & Coroner Hastings MN 1175 Nininger Road 55033 651-480-4253

Goodhue County Medical Examiner & Coroner Hastings MN 1175 Nininger Road 55033 651-480-4253

Houston County Medical Examiner & Coroner Hastings MN 1175 Nininger Road 55033 651-480-4253

Rice County Medical Examiner & Coroner Northfield MN 1131 Woodland Trail 55057

Scott County Medical Examiner & Coroner Hastings MN 1175 Nininger Road 55033 651-480-4253


Dakota County Town Hall or City Halls are the chief administrative office in Dakota County, MN. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including Dakota County vital records. You can find Dakota County birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce decrees at the Town Hall or City Hall. In some locations, these vital records are available online or by filling out an online request form.

Burnsville City Hall Burnsville MN 100 Civic Center Parkway 55337 952-895-4400

Farmington City Hall Farmington MN 114 Spruce Street 55024 651-280-6960

Hampton City Hall Hampton MN 5370 Lincoln Street 55031 651-437-8846

Hastings City Hall Hastings MN 101 4th Street East 55033 651-480-2350

Inver Grove Heights City Hall Inver Grove Heights MN 8150 Barbara Ave 55077 651-450-2500

Lakeville City Hall Lakeville MN 20195 Holyoke Avenue 55044 952-985-4400

Marshan Town Hall Hastings MN 12497 205th Street East 55033 651-437-2059

Randolph City Hall Randolph MN 4365 292nd Street East 55065 507-645-7492

Rosemount City Hall Rosemount MN 2875 145th Street West 55068 651-423-4411

Vermillion City Hall Vermillion MN 105 Main Street East 55085 651-437-8163