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City of Northfield: City ID: Home

This Guide provides information for the Public for the City, or Municipal ID

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What is the Northfield City ID Program?

An identification card issued by the City of Northfield at the Northfield Public Library to provide to the community an alternative identification to  access city programs, services, and activities, and provide a means to substantiate a person's identity.

Ordinance 994/Ordenanza Tradicion was created to aid to the Northfield community an alternative identification to access City programs, services and activities and to provide a means to substantiate a person's identity.

Benefits and Partners

Some Northfield banks may accept the Northfield City ID as a secondary form of identification in a bank transaction; please check with your bank directly for their identification policies.

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Please take note of the requirements for proof of residency; you must supply a document dated within the last 30 days, such as a utility bill, pay stub, bank account statement, written verification issued by a hospital, heath clinic, or Rice /Dakota County Social Services agency confirming a minimum of 30 days residency within the last 30 days, proof of enrollment in a school within city limits, jury summons or court order in the last 30 days, or insurance bill. A MN Driver's license is NOT a valid proof of residency for a City ID.

Hours/Days open for application

​Apply for a City ID at the Northfield Public Library, 210 Washington Street

Call the number below and set up an appointment 

For more information contact the library at 507-645-6606.

Card renewals have begun - check your card's expiration date!

The Northfield Public Library has begun accepting renewal applications for expiring cards. Check your card's expiration date to find out when you need to renew. Your card's expiration date is printed on the front of your card. 

How Can I Renew My Card?
You can renew your card in person at the Northfield Public Library.  

Process for City CITY ID renewals:

  • Bring your City ID card
  • Fill out the application – checking renewal
  • For change of address, cardholders need to bring proof of residency. 
  • Have your picture taken 
  • Pay the renewal fee $5.00 



Fees for City Identification Card

Fees for City Identification Cards

New card cost, adult                           $15.00 per card

New card cost, ages 16 and under       $10.00 per card

Card renewal                                       $5.00 per card

Card replacement/lost card                 $10.00 per card

Library card add option                                       Free