Vital Records

Circular logo of Vital Records
The Lake County Vital Records Department is
located within the Recorder's Office in
the Lake County Courthouse.

The Vital Records Department operates as a Local Issuance Office authorized by the Minnesota Department of Health Office of Vital Records to issue certified birth & death records, marriage licenses and marriage certificates, record ordination credentials and notary commission registrations and is a repository for Military Discharge Records.

Address:  601 3rd Avenue
                Two Harbors, MN  55616

Phone: (218) 834-8301


Office hours are 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
(Closed on observed holidays)
Applications are accepted until 4:10 p.m.

The Lake County Recorder's Office and Vital Records Department are
unable to accept credit/debit cards.

Cash or check payments are accepted.

Information regarding birth and death certificates, marriage licenses and marriage certificates, ordination records, notary commission registration, military discharge records and genealogy information can be obtained from this department.

Birth and Death Certificates

Marriage Licenses and Certificates

Notary Commission Registration

Military Discharge Records


Lake County Courthouse Front view of Lake County Court House