Getting copy of lost birth certificate

Order a copy of a birth, death or marriage certificate

Receive the extract by post. Receive by post Collection at our service counters. Bring letter of authorisation stating the collector's name and identification number.

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Without official payment receipt, the collector must furnish the application reference number. The family members or anyone who is related to the deceased.

Local applications — within 1 week from date of application; or Overseas applications — within 3 weeks from date of application;. Otherwise, it will be longer as it involves additional effort in searching for the death records. Applications will only be processed upon receipt of the payment.

Approximately 1 week. If death registration number is not available, the processing time may be longer as additional effort is involved to search for the death records. You will receive the certified death extract by post. A birth certificate may be required in conjunction with another form of ID when applying for a job, opening a bank account or applying for a mortgage.

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If you need a birth certificate quickly, make your request in person, or by mail or fax, to one of the county vital records offices in Minnesota. As of November 4, , the Office of Vital Records is mailing birth certificates from applications received on September 27, Birth certificates from applications specifying rush processing and received on November 1, have also been mailed.

If you mailed your request to a county vital records office, check with that office to learn the status of your request. If you need a certificate for someone born in another state, see the National Center for Health Statistics website for contact information. Use one of the forms below to order a certificate.