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Marriage

MARRIAGE LICENSE APPLICATION
  • Applications for a marriage license shall be made by BOTH parties.
  • If you have been previously married and are divorced, please provide most current information.
  • Identification is necessary for persons under 25.
  • The Marriage License is valid for a period of 6 months.
  • The marriage license is valid only in the State of Minnesota.
  • You do not need to be married in the Minnesota County from which you obtained your license.

 

MARRIAGE LICENSE FEE INFORMATION

Marriage License $115.00
Marriage License / Pre-Marital Counseling $40.00

 

MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE
Martin County marriage records date back to 1857.
Marriage Certificate    $9.00 each
Marriage records can be found in the county in which the Marriage License was issued.

CHECK OUT THE STATEWIDE MARRIAGE INDEX
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MOMS ia a statewide marriage index that has been created by the 87 Minnesota counties to help locate marriage records and obtain a certified copy of that record.

The site has been updated and can be found at:
Minnesota Official Marriage System (MOMS) http://www.moms.mn.gov


Ordination Credentials

In order to perform Marriages in this State, an Ordination Document or a License must be filed in any County within the State of Minnesota.

Provide the County Recorder with one of the following:

  1. Ordination Document
  2. License to perform Marriages
  • Ordination Filing Fee    $20.00




Birth

Certified Copies of Birth may be obtained from any county in Minnesota. Historical birth records occurring before 1935, may be issued by any county if entered into the birth system.

A Tangible Interest form needs to be completed before the birth record can be issued.
Birth Tangible Interest Form     MS Word
Birth Tangible Interest Form     PDF

Birth Certificate Fee Information
Certified copy of a birth Certificate $26.00
Additional copies of the same certificate ordered at the same time $19.00
Non-Certified copy of a birth certificate $13.00

Additional Services
Credit Card services are available  
Credit Card Fee Information
(MasterCard, VISA, American Express or Discover Card)
 

State / Federal Tax Liens

UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE
Martin County is no longer a satellite office of the Secretary of State for filing and searching UCCs.

  • Federal & State Tax Lien Searches - $15 per name

Death

Death Certificates may be obtained from any county in Minnesota for deaths occurring after 1997. Deaths occurring before that time will need to be purchased at the county where the death occurred or County of Residence.

A Tangible Interest form is needed to request a Death Certificate.
Tangible Interest form 

Death Certificate Fee Information
Certified or non-certified copy of a death certificate $13.00
Additional copies of the same certificate ordered at the same time $6.00

Additional Services
Credit Card services are available
Credit Card Fee Information
(MasterCard, VISA, American Express or Discover Card)

Real Estate

Recording Documents

Martin County has abstract property only. The following tabs will lead you to information and forms to aid you in recording your real estate documents.

Recording Fees
  • Real Estate: $46.00 
  • Copies are $1.00 per page
  • Certified Copies $10.00
  • Attested copies $2.00
  • Certain documents require well certificates, surveys or septic notices
  • Well Certificates $50
  • Checks for recording are made out to the Martin County Recorder
  • MRT, Deed Tax, taxes are made to the Martin County Auditor/Treasurer
  • Overpayment of $10 or less is retained by the county


MN Document Standards
Minnesota Uniform Conveyance Forms  http://mn.gov/commerce/

eRecording in Martin County
eRecording is the electronic process of receiving documents for recording. The documents are sent through a MN Trusted Submitter to our office where data is entered, payment is made, and the documents are electronically sent back in minutes fully recorded. PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION.
 
MN Electronic Real Estate Recording Standards Commission
http://www.mnererc.com

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All document types are accepted for recording. If a deed is being eRecorded with a Well Certificate and a Certificate of Real Estate Value use the following sites to use the new eWell Certificate and the new eCRV.

MN Department of  Health         www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/wells/disclosures
MN Department of Revenue      http://taxes.state.mn.us/CRV

The online method of filing the eWell Certificate and the eCRV are the preferred method for both paper real estate recording and electronic real estate recording.

Online Services

LAREDO
Laredo is an internet access program designed for the daily professional user of land records. Fees are assessed by the minutes used and minimal copy fees. Contact the office if you are interested in searching real estate records from your office.

TAPESTRY
Tapestry is an internet access program designed for the occasional user. Fees are paid by credit card for searches.
Fidlar Technologies  www.landrecords.net


PFL

Property Fraud Alert is a free service to customer who own land in Martin County. You will be notified as land records are recorded in the name you submit.  http://pfa.fidlar.com/MNMartin