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Marriage Certificates

​The official performing the marriage ceremony completes the marriage certificate and files it with our Northern Service Center within five days of the ceremony.

A certified copy of the marriage certificate will be mailed to the newly married couple.

Dakota County only has marriage records for those who applied for their license in our county.   To purchase additional copies in person, visit any of the three locations below during business hours. Bring the necessary fees and a completed MarriageCertificateApplication.pdfMarriage Certificate Application. Debit and credit cards are not accepted.

Locations (see business hours)

Each certified copy: $9
Make checks payable to: Dakota County

Purchasing additional copies by mail
Mail the Marriage Certificate Application and fees to:

Dakota County Administration Center
Attn: Vital Statistics
1590 Highway 55
Hastings MN  55033-2343

Last updated: 1/24/2014 8:32 AM