Effective May 5, 2008, documents will be accepted for recording until 3:00pm. Documents received between 3:01 and 4:00 pm will be recorded the next business day.
Also effective May 5, 2008, the Recorder’s Office will be closed for business between the hours of 12:00-1:00pm.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
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The Recordable Document
What kinds of documents are necessary or acceptable for recording?
What are the requirements for any document I would like to record?
How much does it cost to record documents? What is the cost to obtain copies of recorded documents? What method of payment is acceptable?
What size paper is acceptable? What should the first page look like?
Obtaining Copies of Documents
How can I obtain copies of recorded documents and how long will it take? How much does it cost per copy? Can I request and receive copies by mail?
Can I search public records for documents I am looking for? How?
Divorce, Probate and Lawsuits
For more information, please call us during office hours, at (831) 454-2800, Mon-Fri, 8am-12pm & 1-4pm (closed 12-1pm). Fax 831-454-3169. Click to E-Mail We are located at 701 Ocean St., RM. 230, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060. Se Habla Español .