Joesph Matthew Jazz
Feb 19, 2007 7lbs 3oz 20in

Minnesota - Putative Father Registry

Statutes: Minn. Stat. sec. 259.52

Obtain the form from: or from:

Minnesota Department of Health

Center for Health Statistics

717 Delaware St., S.E.

P.O. Box 9441

Minneapolis, MN 55440-9441

Tel: 1-888-345-1726

Return the form to:

Father’s Adoption registry
Minnesota Department of Health
717 Delaware St., S.E.
P.O. Box 9441
Minneapolis, MN 55440-9441

Notarization not required. Cost: None indicated

Ignorance of the pregnancy is no excuse for not signing the registry. The sexual act itself lets the adoption proceed without the putative father’s consent if has not signed the registry within 30 days after the child’s birth or has not otherwise legally established fatherhood. Minn. Stat. sec. 259.52(8) (1999).

Return to national putative father index

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