Birth Certificates
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Birth Certificates can be obtained on the same day if you are applying in person.  You must be an Authorized Requester, have valid identification, and complete a Birth Certification Application.

An Authorized Requester is determined by the Minnesota Department of Health.  Please click on the following link for Authorized Requester, which will bring up a detailed chart from the Minnesota Department of Health. 

If you are mailing your request for a Birth Certificate, your signature on the out of office Birth Certificate Application must be witnessed by a Notary Public.  Please mail to:

Dodge County Recorder
721 Main Street North
Mantorville, MN 55955

Do you need to change or complete the information on a Birth Certificate? 
Some changes can be made, if the subject is under 1 year old with a parent notice.  If it is more than one year after birth, please visit the Minnesota Department of Health web page.