Jill Cordes  Mower County Recorder


Scanned Plats Page

Passport Information

Index for Platted Torrens Property


Online Record Access:

Mower County Real Estate Records On-Line Disclaimer
The information provided in RecordEASE reflect the information maintained by the Mower County Recorder’s Office. This information is being provided online as a public service. Neither Mower County, Minnesota, nor any agency, officer, or employee of Mower County warrants the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published on this web site, nor endorses any content, viewpoints, products, or services linked from this web site, and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information. Portions of such information may be incorrect or not current. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from this web site does so at his or her own risk.

What On-Line records can be accessed in Mower County?
Grantor/Grantee indexes starting January 3, 1983 (Abstract Documents beginning #355324)
Images of Abstract Real Estate documents start January 2, 1980 (Documents beginning #342922)
Grantor/Grantee indexes starting January 2, 2000 (Torrens Documents beginning #10912)
Indexing for State and Federal Tax Liens & Releases from January 1, 1996; electronic images are available from January 2, 2012  For previous years, contact the Recorder’s Office for copies.

How On-Line records can be accessed

RecordEASE website access   This is a subscription-based site and is available 24hrs\Day.

RecordEASE Web Subscription Agreement  Must be completed and returned to the Mower County Recorders Office to set up account for access.

*Please note: The above services are in addition to in-office searches and document retrievals performed in the Recorder's Office, not replacements.


Fee Schedule   effective 11/2009 Fees set by Minnesota Statutes   effective 11/2009
Photo Copies   $1.00 per page Recording Fees for Real Estate Documents    
Fax Fee   $5.00 + $1.00 per page faxed (Abstract & Torrens)   $46.00
Mailing Fee for Copies   $5.00 + $1.00 per page for copies Recording Fee for Plats   $56.00
Notary Filing Fee   $20.00 Certified Copies   $10.00
      Well Disclosure Fee   $50.00
RecordEASE Web   Fee Schedule UCC Fees   $20.00
Monthly Subscription Fee*   $30.00 per individual user CNS    
Search Fee   $0.50 per search      
View Recorded Documents   $1.50 per document      
View Certiifcates of Title (Torrens)   $2.50 per certificate (coming soon)      
View Tract Card   $2.50 per tract      
             *The monthly subscription fee is charged whether or not the system is accessed during the month
Effective Financing Statement, Statutory Lien Notices, CNS Continuations or Terminations must be filed with the Minnesota Secretary of State.

Please contact the Mower County Recorders Office directly for more information on this and all available services.

Please Note:  Overpayments of $20.00 or less will not be refunded.


Passport Information

Passport Application Acceptance Days and Hours are:  Monday - Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:00 p.m.

To Apply for a passport book or passport card, you must have the following items:

Passport application
- completely filled out in BLACK INK but NOT signed. If areas are left blank or have inaccurate information, it may cause your passport to be delayed or refused. If you use any other color than black ink, you will have to redo your passport application.

Passport photo can be obtained from the Mower County Recorder's office for $12

Certified birth certificate (not the hospital certificate and not a photocopy) or previous U.S. Passport (for an adult only) or naturalization certificate.

Valid driver's license or another form of current picture identification.

Two separate checks or money orders are required for each passport application and the fees are:

 1 payable to US Department of State   This payment MUST be in the form of a check or money order  
Regular Passport Book Passport Card
Age 16 & over $110 $30      
Age 15 & younger $80 $15      
 1 payable to Mower County Auditor/Treasurer.  This payment can be in the form of a check, money order, or cash.
                                                   $25 per Passport book or Card 

For Expedited service, the charge is an additional $60.00 made out to the U.S. Department of State.

Passports for children 15 and under must have ANY parent listed on the birth certificate present to sign the application along with proper identification for those present.
Passports for children 16-17 need one parent present to sign the application along with proper identification.

All passport applicants, regardless of age, must be present to apply.

Mower County does not accept debit cards or credit cards.

Recorders Office
201 1st Street NE, Suite 11
Austin, MN  55912

(507) 437-9446  


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