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.