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Requesting Copies

Requesting Copies

The Boulder County Recording Division - Online/phone services available only (no in-person services)

The Recording Division will remain closed to the public. We have learned over the past year the public has a greater level of access through remote work and it has been wonderfully successful. Continuing remote work for the Recording Division also supports the Election and Motor Vehicle Divisions where remote work is not always possible.

  • Phone and email assistance available during business hours for those who need help with online recording and document searches and/or to provide additional guidance in using 24-hour documents drop box (located in Boulder and Longmont)
  • Marriage licenses are being issued via online video appointments. See Details.
  • Contact: 303-413-7770 or

A copy of a document recorded in the Boulder County Recording Division may be requested online, by phone, or by mail (contact info below). Certified copies are not currently available online. Please request by phone, email, or mail.

Copies by Mail Requirements

If a copy is requested by mail, the following information must be included in a letter to the Recording Division:

  • Name
  • Phone number
  • Mailing or email address to which the copy is to be sent
  • Type of document
  • Document reception number (number may be searched by name)
  • Type of copy requested
  • Payment for the copy
  • Postage or self-addressed, stamped envelope (SASE) if the copy is to be mailed

Escrow Accounts

If you are a researcher who plans on purchasing copies on an ongoing basis, you may want to set up an escrow account. This allows you to submit your requests via email and receive your copies via email. To set up an account, complete the account request form and submit the form with your payment by mail or email. You may pay by credit card over the phone (extra fee of $0.75 + 2.26% of the total payment).

We also offer subscriptions for online access to our images. More on rates and subscriptions.

Individual Copy / Image Costs

Letter-size copy/digital image$0.25/page (Postage is additional)
Certification (Mail only; no email)$1.00/document (Postage is additional)
Certified copy of a Marriage Certificate (Mail only; no email)$1.25 each (Postage is additional)
Plat Maps$2.00/sheet emailed
Military Record or DD 214No charge for 1-3 certified copies per request
Postage Fees (Not required if SASE or emailed)
  • 1-4 pages: $0.75
  • 5-75 pages: $2.00
  • 76-150 pages: $5.00
  • 151+ pages: SASE required

Contact Us

Recording Division

303-413-7775 (Fax)
**New as of Jan 4, 2021**
7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Mon-Thurs.
CLOSED Fridays


Boulder: 1750 33rd Street
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Longmont: 529 Coffman Street
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Lafayette: 1376 Miners Drive
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Mailing Address

1750 33rd Street, Suite 201
Boulder, CO 80301