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Monona County Recorder

The Recorder's office handles real estate records, birth, death and marriage records, as well as boat, snowmobile and all terrain vehicle registrations and titles. In addition, the office sells hunting, fishing and trapping licenses, including deer and turkey tags.

Recorders/Registrars process valuable information concerning:

Lands and Records Management
• Deeds
• Contracts
• Mortgages
• Assignments, Releases
• Federal and State Tax Liens
• Affidavits
• Plats & Surveys
• Section Corner Certificates
• Military Service Records
• Easements
• Condemnations
• Trade Names
• Leases
• 28E & Drainage Agreements
• Bills of Sale
• Articles of Incorporation
• Financing Statements
• Other Numerous Documents

Vital Records
• Issues Marriage Licenses
• Registers Birth, Death & Marriage Certificates
• Issues Certified Copies of Birth, Death & Marriage records

Licenses, Registrations, Applications & Titles
For the Iowa Department of Natural Resources
• Boat Registrations/Titles/Liens
• Snowmobile Registrations/Titles/Liens
• ATV/ORV Registrations/Titles/Liens
• Hunting & Fishing Licenses
• Fur Harvester Licenses
• Habitat, Duck & Trout Stamps
• Deer and Wild Turkey Licenses
• Landowner/Tenant Gun & Archery Deer & Turkey Permits

Other Responsibilities:
File documents submitted electronically
• Collect real estate transfer tax on conveyances of property, a portion of which is retained in the country's general fund
• Collect and report Auditor's fee on transfer of property
• Certify all Recorder's records
• Make records available for genealogy research
• File detailed reports monthly and annually to the county and state agencies:
o  Iowa Department of Public Health
o  Iowa Department of Natural Resources
o  Iowa Department of Revenue & Fiannce


Tena Hinkel
Monona County Recorder
712-433-2575
712-433-3034 (fax)
Mocorec@longlines.com

Forms:
Ceritfied Copy of Birth
Ceritfied Copy for Death
Certified copy for Marriage
ATTENTION
all ATV and Snowmobile Owners