News Flash


Posted on: February 11, 2021

Passport Services


The Recorder’s Office will begin accepting passport applications by Appointment only beginning March 1st, 2021, Monday – Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  


In accordance with Minnesota Governor’s Executive Orders and CDC best practices, masks are required to be worn in Rice County government buildings. Masks are only to be removed for the portion of your passport appointment that requires identity verification and/or photos. 


For more information and to schedule your passport appointment please call (507) 332-6114.


Forms are available in advance on our website or at


Regular office hours for scheduling appointments for other services remain the same, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.





Judy VanErp, Rice County Recorder (507)332-6114

Sara Folsted, Rice County Administrator (507)332-6100

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