Birth & Death Records

Certified Birth Record Application

The Birth Certificate Application is required in order to obtain a certified birth certificate issued through the Minnesota Department of Health. Before returning the above application, please have your signature notarized, and include a check or money order for $26 made payable to the Chippewa County Recorder. If paying by credit or debit card, please include requested information on the application. Credit card fees may apply. Return the above to the following address:

Chippewa County Recorder's Office
629 N 11th Street
Montevideo, MN 56265

Chippewa County is able to print birth certificates for those born in the State of Minnesota. If the subject was born outside of the State of Minnesota, they would then need to contact the appropriate state or country for that record. Certified birth records are available from 1935 and forward. If the date of birth was prior to 1935, the record must be obtained from the county in which the subject was born.

Additional Copies

Additional copies of certified birth records are $19 at the time of purchasing the first record.

Certified Death Record Application

The Death Certificate Application is required in order to obtain a certified death certificate issued through the Minnesota Department of Health. Before returning the above application, please have your signature notarized, and include a check or money order for $13 made payable to the Chippewa County Recorder. If paying by credit or debit card, please include requested information on the application. Credit card fees may apply. Return the above to the following address:

Chippewa County Recorder's Office
629 N 11th Street
Montevideo, MN 56265

Chippewa County is able to print death certificates in which the death occurred in Minnesota. If the death occurred outside of the State of Minnesota, please contact the appropriate state or county for that record. Certified death records are available from 1997 and forward. If the date of death was prior to 1997, the record must be obtained from the county in which the death occurred and the application must be sent there.

Additional Copies

Additional copies of certified death records are $6 at the time of purchasing the first record.