A variety of documents may be recorded in Boulder County, including, but not limited to:
- Warranty deeds
- Quit claim deeds
- Deed of Trust
- Court documents (letters, personal representative deeds and judgments)
- Marriage and civil union licenses
- Death certificates for real estate purposes
- Military records
Submitting Documents for Recording
Please note: Recorded documents are public record. Please ensure you have removed any personal identifying information such as a Social Security number, birthdate, and driver’s license.
Documents may be recorded by mail or dropped off at either of our 24-hour drop boxes, located outside our Boulder and Longmont offices, or to staff at the Lafayette Motor Vehicle office during business hours. Please place documents in a folder or envelope with contact information when dropping off.
Drop boxes are checked twice daily. Depending on the time of drop off, documents may not be recorded until the next business day. Additionally, documents dropped off in Lafayette will be send via interoffice mail to Boulder for processing, so it may add 1-2 business days to recording date.
New service for individual property owners**: Emailed documents may be submitted in scanned PDF format; they cannot be a picture converted to PDF. Contact information must be provided, so the Recording office can call the owner for payment over the phone. Additional fees will apply.
**This service does not apply to brokerage firms, realtors, title companies, lenders, law firms, or any other companies who record on behalf of clients/customers. These entities can be setup with an eRecording vendor to submit electronically as described below.
If you or your agency/company will be submitting numerous documents, our office recommends using the electronic recording (eRecording) service.
- eRecording your documents will allow you to submit and receive your recorded documents the same day, saving time and money. For information on how to submit documents electronically, please contact one of our vendors listed in our eRecording Guide. Various fees apply.
Provide the following to record a document:
- Document to be recorded
- Recording Fee payment
- Mailing information for returning the document, if mailed or dropped off a one of our offices
Review a complete list of recording requirements.
Boulder County provides recorded document information online.