Frequently Ask Questions
Q If I was born in another county in Minnesota, can
I get my birth certificate from Cass County?
A Yes. All births recorded since 1900 in Minnesota are
available from any county in Minnesota.
Q If my mother resided and then passed away in another
county in 1995, can I get her death certificate from Cass County?
A No. Deaths from 1997 to the present are in the State
System and can be obtained from any county in Minnesota if the deceased
resided in Minnesota and the death occurred in Minnesota. Prior to 1997,
you must contact the county of residence or the county of death for a
Q How much does a marriage license cost?
A A marriage license costs $115.00 unless you can fill
out the Statement of Premarital Education that would lower the cost to
$40.00. This is a non-refundable fee payable in cash or cashiers check.