1802 Hill Ave Ste. 1500
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
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Recorder - Vital, Military Records and Passports
Passport applications ARE being accepted. Please call 712.336.1495 to confirm Passport Agent availability prior to coming to the Courthouse
Application for Certified Birth/Death/Marriage Certificatesopens PDF file
The Application for License to Marry in Iowa is available by stopping in at the Recorders office or by calling or emailing the office to request a form be faxed or emailed to you. Contact Us to request the form
Dickinson County Notes on Applying for Marriageopens PDF file
Iowa Marriage Instructionsopens PDF file
Officiant Brochureopens PDF file
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Where to write for other states' Vital Records
Application for Certified Copy or Photocopy of Military Recordopens PDF file
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Applying for Passportopens PDF file
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The Dickinson County Recorder's Office is committed to permanent preservation of real property and other official records, friendly customer service and to making sure your needs for information are met.
Questions about the services we provide are always welcome.
Mastercard, visa, personal Check and cash are acceptable forms of payment at the Recorder's Office. A service delivery charge will be applied to all credit card transactions.
**Office Hours are Monday - Friday, 8am - 4:30pm** (subject to Dickinson County holiday schedule)