Ringgold County Recorder

Ringgold County Recorder Ringgold County Recorder Office records documents of all types, processes passport applications, vital records, issues Marriage Licenses & DNR Licensing.

Update on passport services. The US Passport Agency is only able to offer services to customers with a qualified life-or...
04/03/2020
Travel

Update on passport services. The US Passport Agency is only able to offer services to customers with a qualified life-or-death emergency and who need a passport for immediate international travel within 72 hours. Please go to www.travel.state.gov for more information.

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03/26/2020

*Small Business Owners*

The Recorder's office can help you get your small business registered and recorded for your grant application. Feel free to call our office at 641.464.3231 with any questions you may have!

Thank You!
Kisha Martin
Ringgold County Recorder

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has a website available with closures and information due to COVID-19. Check it...
03/25/2020
Covid-19, Iowa DNR Resources

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has a website available with closures and information due to COVID-19. Check it out at https://www.iowadnr.gov/About-DNR/Covid-19

The Official Home page for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, DNR. Our mission is to conserve and enhance our natural resources in cooperation with individuals and organizations to improve the quality of life for Iowans and ensure a legacy for future generations.

03/24/2020

Our office can still help everyone with their Hunting and Fishing licenses. Please feel free to call us at 641-464-3231 with any questions!

03/18/2020

Ringgold County Courthouse will be closed to the public effective March 19, 2020 until further notice. The Recorder's office will be available for phone calls, mail and email.

Documents that need to be recorded - send via mail or set up an account with Iowa Land Records to file electronically.

Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates - You will still be able to mail in your application or you can order over the phone through VitalChek (866-809-0290)

DNR - you can order over the phone and email or the DNR app downloaded to your phone.

ATV/Boats - can be done through the mail. Renewals may be done through email, phone call or regular mail.

Copies of land records/recording documents - call or email and we can get the copies to you.

Passport services temporarily suspended in Ringgold County until further notice.

We are continuing to work regular business hours, so if you have questions please feel free to call our office at 641-464-3231.

We are sorry for this inconvenience but want everyone to take precautions and stay healthy!

Kisha Martin
Ringgold County Recorder
109 W Madison
Mount Ayr, IA 50854
641-464-3231
Cell - 641-202-0177

12/30/2019

ATV, ORV & SNOWMOBILE OWNERS...don’t forget to update your current registrations for the 2020 season by December 31 to avoid a $5 penalty.

12/16/2019

2020 Hunting and Fishing licenses are now on sale! They make a perfect Christmas gift or stocking stuffer! Stop in the office Monday-Friday between 8 am and 4:00 pm to purchase your new license!

11/25/2019
11/25/2019

Ringgold County Recorder's Office will be Closed this Thursday, November 28 & Friday, November 29, 2019

09/20/2019

Youth Season starts tomorrow!!

09/12/2019

The date for the Hunter Safety Course was incorrectly listed on the DNR website. We will let you know as soon as we have the correct date. Thank you!

09/12/2019

Youth season starts September 21 - October 6.

06/30/2019

Effective July 1st, 2019 ~ The fee for a Certified Copy of a Birth, Death or Marriage record will decrease from $20 to $15.

06/08/2019

This weekend (June 7, 8 and 9) is free fishing weekend! Iowa residents can fish without purchasing a license this weekend only!

04/30/2019

BOAT OWNERS...Today is the last day to renew your boat to avoid a $5.00 penalty!

04/22/2019

BOAT OWNERS: Don't forget to register your boats by Tuesday, April 30, 2019 to avoid a $5.00 penalty.

03/15/2019

Youth Season for Turkey is April 5-7, if the Youth does not fill their tag they will be able to go during the other turkey seasons.

12/31/2018

ATV, ORV & SNOWMOBILE OWNERS...don’t forget to update your current registrations for the 2019 season by December 31 to avoid a $5 penalty.

12/06/2018

Reminder we will be open until 6 pm, Friday, December 7 to help hunters get their hunting licenses and deer tags.

11/15/2018

The Ringgold County Recorder’s office will close at noon today, November 15, for a family funeral. Sorry for the inconvenience.

10/12/2018
Ringgold County Recorder

Ringgold County Recorder

Don't forget you can purchase the 2018-2019 Federal Duck Stamps in our office!

10/11/2018
Ringgold County Recorder

Ringgold County Recorder

Don't forget you can purchase the 2018-2019 Federal Duck Stamps in our office!

09/24/2018

Don't forget you can purchase the 2018-2019 Federal Duck Stamps in our office!

09/12/2018

Youth Deer Season ~ September 15-30.

Iowa residents who are younger than 16 years old on the day they obtain a license are eligible for the Youth Season. Youth hunters with a Youth Deer License who do not take a deer during the youth deer hunting season may use the Youth Deer License and unused tag during any following deer season. Party hunting is NOT allowed while hunting with a Youth tag, regardless of the season. The deer must be harvested by the youth whose name is on the tag. Youth hunters may also obtain deer licenses from other seasons like any other hunter.

05/02/2018
dnr.gov

Nonresident Deer Licenses

The Nonresident Deer application period for 2018 is May 5-June 3.
Nonresident hunters can purchase one preference point in lieu of submitting an application during this time frame as well.
The application fee to hunt deer in 2018 is $551.00 plus application fees.
The amount will vary if you already have a hunting license or if you are a youth (under 18) hunter.
A preference point is $50.00 plus application fees. You can only purchase one preference point each year. If you apply for tags in 2018, you will not be able to purchase a preference point in addition to your application.
To apply or purchase a preference point during the application period, log into the online application system.
The drawing will take place in July. Results will be posted no later than July 28.
www.iowadnr.gov

03/27/2018

Fees for Completing Applications Online

The Department of State offers online access to the applications for U.S. passports through travel.state.gov.
There is a version of the form which can be filled out online and then printed, as well as a version which can be printed and then filled out by hand. There is no charge for any of these forms.
Applicants should be warned to be extremely careful when conducting business with third parties regarding passport related
services and should never pay a fee for only having an application completed.
As always you may call or come in to the Ringgold County Recorder's office for applications and photos.

03/27/2018

Beginning Monday, April 2, 2018, new passport fees will go into effect according to the US Department of State.

01/22/2018

We have had several people ask about the Government shutdown regarding passports. Please note that Passport Services will continue operations as normal. Processing times for passport applications remain at four to six weeks for routine service and two to three weeks for expedited service.

12/01/2017
Ringgold County Recorder

Ringgold County Recorder

The Ringgold County Recorder's office will be open until 6 p.m. on Friday, December 1 and Friday, December 8, 2017 for all your hunting needs. Please use west entrance of the courthouse. Thank you, Kisha Martin, Ringgold County Recorder

11/09/2017

Just a reminder that the Ringgold County Courthouse will be closed Friday November 10th in recognition of Veteran's Day. 🇺🇸️

11/04/2017

The Ringgold County Recorder's office will be open until 6 p.m. on Friday, December 1 and Friday, December 8, 2017 for all your hunting needs. Please use west entrance of the courthouse. Thank you, Kisha Martin, Ringgold County Recorder

We now have available to purchase in our office the 2017-2018 Federal Duck Stamp.
10/25/2017

We now have available to purchase in our office the 2017-2018 Federal Duck Stamp.

09/07/2017
Event - Hunter Education Classroom Course - September 23, 2017 in Mount Ayr, IA

HUNTER EDUCATION COURSE IN MT. AYR

WHEN: Saturday, September 23, 2017 8:00-4:00
WHERE: Dragoon Trace Nature Center



All registrants for this event must be 11 years of age by September 23, 2017.
https://register-ed.com/events/view/108658

**IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS PLEASE CONTACT JOHN NEWTON**

Register-Ed is the Official Online Hunter and Boater Education Course Registration platform of many states. Choose your state, find an event, and signup online.

The Ringgold County Recorder's office will be able to do the needed birth certificate exchanges through our office. Thes...
02/27/2017
Iowans between 8-24, Need New Birth Certificates | WHO Radio News | WHO Radio

The Ringgold County Recorder's office will be able to do the needed birth certificate exchanges through our office. These changes pertain to anyone born in Iowa between 1993-2009. Any questions regarding this, please feel free to call us at 641-464-3231.

Iowans born between 1993 and 2009 need to exchange wallet size birth certificates for upgraded standard

Address

109 W Madison St
Mount Ayr, IA
50854

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 16:00
Thursday 08:00 - 16:00
Friday 08:00 - 16:00

Telephone

(641) 464-3231

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