O’Brien County Auditor’s Office will not be taking Passport Applications from October 5th -November 3rd


Due to the need for social distancing and the anticipated in-person absentee voting, the O’Brien County Auditor’s Office will not be taking passport applications from October 5th – November 3rd.  If you have already scheduled an appointment during this time, we will honor your request.  We will resume processing applications on November 4, 2020.   Read More »

O’Brien County Courthouse Drop Box

The O’Brien County Courthouse now has an outdoor drop box available.  It is located on the east side of the courthouse next to the flag pole.  Please do not put election materials in the drop box (absentee ballots or requests for absentee ballots).  If you are uncomfortable bringing election materials into the courthouse, please call Read More »

Did you know this about passports?


Many international travelers may not realize that having an unexpired passport is sometimes not enough to enter certain foreign countries. U.S. citizens traveling on passports that expire in fewer than six months have increasingly been denied airline boarding or been detained upon arrival in certain foreign destinations. Check your passport if you are thinking of Read More »