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County Recorder
Stacy Erickson, County Recorder
16 3rd Ave E, #104
Ada MN 56510-0146
(218) 784-5481 Fax (218) 784-2399

Office Hours:  8:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Monday Through Friday
Closed on Observed Holidays

License Center will be closed November 11-13, 2020. For more information, click here.

Welcome to the Office of the Norman County Recorder. The Recorder is the custodian of all property & vital statistics records in Norman County.
Recorder fees effective July 1, 2005
Land records
Real Estate Recording fees

  • $46.00 per document 
  • Satisfactions/Assignments $46.00 (This includes up to four document numbers referenced - an additional $10 per number thereafter) 
  • Well Disclosure Certificate - $50.00
Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) filings
  •   Must be filed with the Secretary of State's Office
Central Notification System (CNS)State & Federal Tax Liens and other Miscellaneous Liens
Military Discharges
Vital Statistics

  • Birth Records
    • Effective July 1, 2010 certified copy is $26.00
    • $13.00 for 1 non-certified copy
    • Amendment - $40.00 (must be processed with MDH (Office of Vital Records) in St. Paul only - contact us for the “Amendment Kit”)
    • Tangible Interest Form Requirement
    • Application 
  • Death Records
    • $13.00 for 1 certified copy; additional copies (ordered at the same time - $6.00 additional)
    • $13.00 for 1 non-certified copy
    • Amendment - $40.00
    • Tangible Interest Form Requirement
    • Application
  • Marriage Applications/Certificates 
    • Marriage Application $115.00 (contact our office for a possible reduction in this fee)
    • Marriage Certificate - $9.00
    • Statewide data base for all marriage records, click on 
  • Filing Notary Commissions
    • Notary filing fee is $20.00
For more information see the Minnesota Department of Health Web page at:
Minnesota Birth and Death Record Applications (Tangible Interest Form) are available on-line at: 

Motor Vehicle Division
  • Vehicle Renewal Registrations/Transfers
Mail in your vehicle renewals to the address above!
**Please remember to include your vehicle insurance name, policy # and current expiration date of said insurance policy.

Driver’s License Division

  • Driver’s License Renewals
    • Renewal time:  8:30 - 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
  • Boat Registration
  • Snowmobile Registration
  • ATV Registration