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To request a copy of a death record, see the applicable fees, and download the appropriate form. State of Minnesota death records only.
A certified death record for a death occurring in Minnesota in 1997 or after may be purchased through the Recorder’s Office.
A certified death record for a death recorded in Carlton County before 1997 may be purchased through the Recorder’s Office. In order to obtain a certified death tangible interest must be shown.
Complete the Minnesota Death Record Application form (PDF), provide the required identification and fee.
Complete a Minnesota Death Record Application (PDF), and the signature verified by a Notary Public. Mail the application, along with the required fee, to the Carlton County Recorder’s Office.
Download the Minnesota Death Record Application (PDF), print it and fill it out. The application form may be obtained at the Recorder's Office OR a form may be sent upon request.
One of the following documents must be provided in order to meet state requirements: