Ann Ditsworth

Ann Ditsworth
Recorder

1802 Hill Ave Ste. 1500
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-1495

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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 

 

Website Link What you will find on the page
passportstatus.state.gov Enroll in email updates about your application status
Processing Times webpage Current and previous processing times
Application Status webpage Learn about what each status update means, and how to upgrade service

Vital Records

The Application for Certified Birth/Death/Marriage Certificates 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

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 Marriage

Iowa Marriage Instructions

Officiant Brochure

Iowa Department of Health and Human Services - Bureau of Health Statistics

Where to write for other states' Vital Records

Military Records

Application for Certified Copy or Photocopy of Military Record

Dickinson County Veterans Affairs Office

Passports

Applying for Passport

US Department of State - Passport Services - Fillable Forms

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)