The Marion County Recorder is the historian for all real estate transactions from the 1850s to present day. Military discharges, certified copies of birth, death, and marriage records are available in the Recorder's Office. Applications for marriage licenses and passports can also be found here. The Recorder's Office assists the Iowa DNR by registering boats, snowmobiles, ATVs, ORVs, UTVs, and dirt bikes. Additionally, the Recorder's Office issues all Iowa DNR resident and non-resident hunting and fishing licenses, deer tags, turkey tags, and other tags.