O’Brien County Auditor’s Office is Taking Passport Applications by Appointment Only at This Time


Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the O’Brien County Auditor’s Office is processing passport applications by appointment only until further notice.  The US Passport Agencies are not fully staffed at this time.  Significant delays should be expected in receiving your passports.  Expedited services are not offered at this time. For updated information on travel please go Read More »

O’Brien County Courthouse to Begin Phase 1 of Reopening June 10, 2020

  The O’Brien County Courthouse will be reopening on Wednesday, June 10, 2020.   County departments will be available for appointments only during the business hours from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm (Monday through Friday).  Temporary safety measures have been implemented.   During Phase 1 of the O’Brien County Courthouse Reopening Plan, the following guidelines 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 »