The Martin County Recorder is the custodian of all records pertaining to real estate, subdivision plats, state and federal tax liens, vital records (birth, death, marriage), ministerial credentials, notary public commissions, and military discharges. The records are permanently preserved in an archival quality format and are made accessible to the public.

Martin County Recorder 

Michelle Duncan

Sarah Halvorson

Joann McGowan

  • Record real estate documents
  • Vital Records (birth, death, and marriage records)
  • Issue marriage licenses
  • File Ordain/Officiant Credentials
  • Passport Acceptance Agent
  • File and obtain military discharges 
    • If the military release is yours and it was recorded in Martin County after your discharge, you may obtain a copy.  Federal regulations and data privacy rules require that military separations be available only to the veteran or those with a tangible interest (spouse, family member, etc). The documents are free to residents with tangible interest.

  • File state and federal tax liens
  • File Notary Public commissions
  • Property Fraud Alert
  • Honor Rewards Program