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Vital Records

The Lake County Vital Records Department is located within the Recorder’s Office in the Lake County Courthouse.

The 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.

Picture of the front desk of the Recorders Office
Recorders and Vitals front desk

Recorders Office Does Not Process Passports

Passport applications/renewals are not accepted or processed in the Lake County Recorder’s Office. For information regarding the nearest passport acceptance agent, click here or visit www.travel.state.gov