Instant Access to North Dakota State, County and Municipal Records

"Publicly available records are a fundamental guarantee of our Freedoms & Democracy."
William Ratcher - Founder of

North Dakota Public Records

The North Dakota State Records mission is to provide every person the right to detect, obtain, preview and examine public records, consequently ensuring residents of the state of North Dakota are provided access to public records in correspondence with the North Dakota Open Records Statute, which grants access to records to every requester:

The main goal is to enable all members of the general public the right to access North Dakota state public records easily, efficiently and concisely, without the requester having to specify a “need to know” or reveal any sensitive personal information unless the law has expressively stated otherwise.

North Dakota State Records maintains the information about the following subjects: Criminal Records, Court Records, Vital Records and State Background Checks, the information is 7 million public records.

The search functionality granted in this portal enables the information requested to be presented immediately and accurately. North Dakota State Records have been gathered from as far back as the year 1876 and contain information from 53 counties, thereby ensuring North Dakota abides by the commitment of the United States of America to remain a “fair and just” society for all.