Request Your Medical Records - Minneapolis VA Health Care System
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Request Your Medical Records

Our Release of Information staff will be happy to assist you with requests for your medical records. We also assist providers with completing forms for patients. The Release of Information Staff is expert in our patients' rights and their medical records and we can assist you with the following:

  • Access to your medical records
  • Obtaining copies of your medical records
  • Requests to amend your medical records
  • Completion of forms for benefits, insurance, and other reasons
  • MyHealtheVet In Person Authentication

The Release of Information Office is located in the basement between the center elevators and the outpatient elevators, room BR-105, across from the Blood Draw clinic.

You may call us at (612) 467-1992. Our fax number is (612) 467-2197.

How to Request Information

The Release of Information Office is located at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center. To request a medical record, please choose one of the forms listed in the column to the right, complete the requested information, sign the form, and mail it to the following address:

Minneapolis VA Medical Center
Release of Information (17B2)
One Veterans Drive
Minneapolis, MN 55417

Because forms must contain an original signature, e-mailed forms cannot be accepted. Requests for records will take approximately 10-14 days to process.


There is no cost to send copies directly to another health care provider. If copies are for a patient's personal use, photocopying fees may be assessed.