Instant Access to Minnesota State, County and Municipal Records

"Publicly available records are a fundamental guarantee of our Freedoms & Democracy."
William Ratcher - Founder of

Minnesota Public Records

The mission of the State Records website is to provide public records to anyone who wishes to obtain, preview, or use such information. This website allows Minnesota residents to access this information in accordance with the Minnesota Data Practices Act, which specifies that all government information and records are available to the public: The Minnesota Government Data Practices Act. 

The goal of the Minnesota State Records website is provide access to this public records in an expedient and concise manner, and without requiring personal information unless the requested information is ruled confidential by law, or court decision.

Minnesota State Records contain the information about Criminal Records, Court Records, Vital Records and State Background Checks and includes over 47 million transparent public records.

All information granted through this portal is presented immediately and accurately. Minnesota public records are gathered starting in 1900, and include data from 87 counties. This ensures abiding by the commitment for the United States of America to remain a “fair and just” society for all.