Polk County is currently closed and we will continue to provide services online, by mail and by phone. The Recorder's office hours will be 8:00am-4:30pm until further notice.
The Recorders office is currently closed to the pubic, but still open from 8:00am - 4:30pm via phone or by mail. Please call 515-286-3160 with any questions.
Walk-In Passport Services are available to the public from 7:30am to 3:45pm, Monday thru Friday. Please bring in a check or money order for Passports fees made out to the U.S. Department of State.
Beginning Oct. 1, 2020, If you fly commercially you’ll either need a REAL ID license or ID or another acceptable identity document, or you’re going to be subject to additional screening and potential delay. The Polk County Recorder can help you get your Birth Certificate.