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  • Notice - Truth in Taxation - 2023

    Becker County has published a summary of the preliminary budget for the 2023 Fiscal Year. In addition, supplemental 2023 budget information for various cities and school districts is also available. For more information, visit the Truth in Taxation page.

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  • Updated Email Address/Sending in Documents Options

    Documents can be emailed to Becker County Human Services at the following email address: officesupport@co.becker.mn.us. Please make sure to have a working phone number listed on your paperwork. Documents may also be mailed to our agency, or dropped off in the drop box located beside the front door of our building - see our address in the 'Contact This Department' section of this page.

  • Website Information to Apply for Assistance

    Applications for SNAP, CASH, Emergency Assistance, and Daycare Assistance can be done online directly at MNbenefits. You can also apply for healthcare at MNsure.

  • County Providing Assistance Grants for New & Existing Childcare Providers

    The Becker County Board of Commissioners has created two grant opportunities for childcare providers. The 'Family Child Care Startup Grant' is available for new licensed childcare providers to help offset some of the costs incurred in starting the business. The 'Childcare Provider Emergency Assistance Grant' is for existing licensed providers to assist with costs incurred due to COVID-19 related restrictions and closure. Refer to these links for more information: Press Release (PDF). Startup Grant application (PDF). Emergency Assistance Grant application (PDF).

  • Volunteer Drivers Wanted

    Becker County Human Services is looking for Volunteer Drivers to provide transports. Mileage reimbursement at the current rate. Applicants must have a reliable vehicle, valid driver's license and insurance and a cleared medical statement from their physician. If interested, please contact Shannon F. or Christy R. at 218-847-5628.

Motor Vehicle News...
  • Real & Enhanced ID's Available via Walk-In (Tues-Thurs 8:30am to 11:00 am)

    Beginning March 1, 2022, the Motor Vehicle office will begin accepting walk-in appointments again for Real ID and Enhanced Drivers License. Real and Enhanced ID's can be completed Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 8:30am to 11:00am. Advance appointments are no longer required, but please insure you have all your documentation with you.

  • REAL ID Federal Enforcement Deadline Extended to May 7, 2025

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is extending the REAL ID full enforcement deadline to May 7, 2025. The deadline was previously set for later this year. Beginning May 7, 2025, MN residents will not be able to use their standard driver's license to board domestic flights or enter federal facilities. Read more.

  • Important Requirement for Tab Renewals and Title Transfers

    Effective January 1, 2016 you are required to provide proof of insurance (company name, policy number and policy expiration date) for all motor vehicle and motorcycle renewals. In addition you must also provide this information for all motor vehicle and motorcycle title transfers.

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  • Resource of the Month

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  • 'Veterans News' Newsletter Now Available

    The Becker County Veterans Service office is now publishing a 'Veterans News' newsletter to help highlight events, news, and announcements for our local Veterans. The latest version is available here at Volume 2 Issue 1 (PDF).