The Office will be closed on the following days: Christmas - December 22nd and 25th, 2023 | New Years - January 1st, 2024 | MLK JR Day - January 15, 2024 | President's Day - February 20, 2024
Need to apply for a Passport? Then you need to make an appointment with our office. Call 515-286-3160 and we can help you out. We do not accept walk-ins. Appointments are also available thru your local Post Office if we don't have anything available.
The Fees for Renewing ATV/BOATS/SNOW vehicles will be going up on July 1st, 2023. To view the new fees please visit the ATV/Boat Snowmobile page.
Polk County has implemented new security measures at the Polk County Administration Building (111 Court Ave.). Those with business in the administration building will now be asked to enter only on the south-west side of the building facing Court Ave. and 2nd Ave in Des Moines.
The deadline to get your REAL ID (gold star) has been extended to May 7, 2025. Click here for more information.
The Recorder's Office is open to the public from 8:00am - 4:30pm. Passports are by appointment only. Please call 515-286-3160 with any questions or to set up an appointment.