County Recorder / Clerk of Court

County Recorder Office Services

  • E-Recording - Available at Simplifile or CSC Global
  • Marriage license issuance and ceremonies
  • Passport Agent and Photos - When applying for a passport in person, please contact our office prior to arrival, this will assure you have the correct documents and appointment
  • Public Searches
  • Real Estate Recordings

Clerk of Court's Office Services

  • Child support enforcement
  • Court calendar clerk
  • DD214S (military discharges) and wills for safekeeping and confidentiality
  • Maintaining official court files
  • Public record searches
  • Receiving and disbursing of fines, fees and restitution
  • Record certifications

Birth & Death Certificates

Birth and Death Certificates can be obtained from Vital Records. Call 701-328-2360 or visit their website to learn more. 

Request for Certified Copy of a Birth Record Form (PDF)