Recorder Department

Covid-19 Notice

Given the recent recommendations from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and Minnesota Department of Health regarding public gatherings and social distancing, the County Recorder’s office is asking that all recordings be electronically filed, delivered by mail, or placed in the drop box at the Law Enforcement Center (15 S Washington St, New Ulm).

  • CERTIFIED COPIES OF VITAL RECORDS:  Requests for certified copies maybe done in person, but preferably, through mail or email. Applications and instructions are under the Department of Recorder.
  • MARRIAGE LICENSE APPLICATIONS:  Applications may be completed in person at the office. On line application cam be completed prior to arrival. The application is available under the Department of Recorder.
  • PASSPORTS: This office is accepting passport applications and providing photo service. If you apply or renew now, expect significant delays of several months to receive your U.S. passport and the return of your citizenship evidence documents (such as birth certificates or naturalization certificates).

 Mission Statement

The Mission of the Brown County Recorder's Office is to preserve and provide for the public a true and reliable, readily accessible, permanent account of real property and other official records and vital human events, both historic and current, and to do so with commitment, courtesy, and excellence.


Notices

Effective, January 2, 2018, there will be a $2.00 service fee to all credit/debit card transactions. This charge is pursuant to Minnesota Statute 471.381, Subd 2

Available Services

Contact Recorder

Located on the 2nd floor of the Brown County Courthouse


Hours:
Office Hours: 8 am to 4:30 pm
Recording of Papers until 4:30 pm
Passport Processing until 4:00 pm


14 S State St
PO Box 248
New Ulm, MN 56073

Telephone: (507) 233-6653
Fax: (507) 233-6668

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Contact

Office Hours: 8am to 4:30pm (most offices)

Main Office Phone: 507-233-6600

Courthouse Address:
14 S State St
New Ulm, MN 56073

Individual Office Hours may vary.

 

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