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Requesting Copies

Requesting Copies

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

  • To limit the overall number of individuals in our Boulder office for our elections and motor vehicle divisions, the recording division will remain closed to the public.
  • Staff will respond to email and phone inquires and can assist with recording needs that can happen online, such as recording a document, searching records, etc.
  • Marriage licenses are being issued via online video appointment. 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, by mail, or in person at the Recording Division office (contact info below). Certified copies are not currently available online. Please request by phone, mail, or in person.

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 in person or by 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
$5.00/sheet printed
(Postage is additional)
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
  • Plat Maps: $2.00/sheet

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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Mailing Address

1750 33rd Street, Suite 201
Boulder, CO 80301