Obtaining copies of recorded documents
 
Online
Copies of most documents recorded Jan 1990 forward are available for a small fee online at www.landrecords.net.  
 
 
In Office Copy Requests
PLEASE NOTE: WE WILL NOT FAX OR EMAIL COPIES
 
-Copy requests can be made in person or via mail. 
     Please note:
The Recorder of Deeds Office is open to the public.  If you are making multiple copies for yourself or your business, you can make your own copies by using our public access computers, micro film printer and copy machine; they are available for use during normal business hours.
Mailing Address Regular Mail
Recorder of Deeds
Copy Request
PO BOX 543
Belleville, IL 62222
 
Mailing Address Overnight Mail
Recorder of Deeds
Copy Request
10 Public Sq 5th Floor
Belleville, IL 62220
 
-Copy requests will not be fulfilled without the correct copy fee accompanying the request unless the customer already has a pre-existing copy account and the account is in good standing.  Checks should be made payable to: Recorder of Deeds
 
-Copy requests must include the correct document number or book and page number needed in order to be fulfilled.
 
 
 
Copy Fees
STANDARD COPIES……………………………………………………………………………$2.00 PER PAGE
 All 8 ½ X 11 size copies
 Also plats recorded in plat books A – 65 (called half plats)
 
FULL PLATS……………………………………………………………………………………..$5.00 PER PAGE
 Plats recorded in plat book 66 – plat book 97 page 55 and all plats recorded
 In “book of deeds” reels
 
30X36 PLATS………………………………………………………………………………….$10.00 1ST PAGE
           IF PLAT CONTAINS MORE THEN 1 PAGE EACH ADDITIONAL PAGE IS $5.00
 Plats recorded in plat book 97 page 55 to the present
 
UCC COPIES…………………………………………………………………………………….$1.00  PER PAGE
 
STATE & FEDERAL TAX LIEN COPIES…………………………………………………$1.00  PER PAGE
 
CERTIFIED COPIES = ORIGINAL RECORDING FEE - MINUS SURCHARGE ($10) WHEN APPLICABLE
 
CERTIFIED COPY OF DD214 = FREE
 
 
DD-214 Copy Request Form
 
Note:
Military discharge documents (DD-214’s) :
 A military discharge form (DD‑214) or any other certificate of discharge or release from active duty document that was issued by the United States government or any state government in reference to those who served with an active or inactive military reserve unit or National Guard force and that was recorded by a County Clerk or Recorder of Deeds is not subject to public inspection, enjoying all the protection covered by the federal Privacy Act of 1974 or any other privacy law. These documents shall be accessible only to the person named in the document, the named person's dependents, the county veterans' service officer, representatives of the Department of Veterans' Affairs, or any person with written authorization from the named person or the named person's dependents.
(Source: P.A. 93‑468, eff. 1‑1‑04.)