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Recording Documents

Recording Documents

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 variety of documents may be recorded in Boulder County, including, but not limited to:

  • Warranty deeds
  • Quit claim deeds
  • Deed of Trust
  • Liens
  • Plats
  • UCCs
  • 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.

Woman depositing paperwork into drop box

Woman using Clerk & Recorder paperwork drop box. Drop box is available 24-hours.

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.

Recorded Documents

Boulder County provides recorded document information online.

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