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

What is the Northfield City ID Program?

An identification card issued by the City of Northfield 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

A number of businesses and organizations in Northfield are providing incentives for City ID holders. Coupons will be available with your completed application.

Northfield area businesses and organizations participating in the coupon incentives include

  • Anytime Fitness 
  • Applebee's
  • Arby's    
  • Brick Oven Bakery
  • Cakewalk
  • El Tequila 
  • El Triunfo 
  • Gran Plaza
  • Hideaway Coffeehouse and Wine Bar 
  • Hogan Brothers
  • Imminent Brewing
  • Jesse James Lanes
  • McDonald's
  • Mandarin Garden Restaurant
  • Martha's Eats and Treats
  • Northfield Arts Guild
  • Northfield Historical Society
  • Tandem Bagels
  • Tanzenwald Brewing Company
  • Walker Art Center  
  • Ziggy's

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.




Latest News

We are now testing the data base for digital storage and retrieval for the City ID, finalizing text design and format, and working with workflow logistics at the library and at City Hall. We're also working with members of the community in a PR campaign promoting the ID card.  Staff training, volunteer training and test runs of the system will take place in May, with the opening day scheduled for June 4, Monday.   At this time we are not yet taking applications. Please check back for up-to-date information.


Hours/Days open for application

We have tentatively scheduled time for Northfield residents to apply for a City ID at the time below. As we get nearer to actual implementation this schedule may change; updated hours will be posted on this website. 

Mondays 9 AM -12 noon

Wednesdays 5-8 PM

First Saturday of the month 9 AM -12 noon

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

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