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Recorder of Deeds
COVID-19 Department Procedures

If you need a copy of your recorded documents (deed, mortgage, release, etc.) 
Please call 618-825-2481, 618-825-2482, 618-825-2484 or email Copies of recorded documents can be emailed to you or mailed to you at no cost to you. 

If you need to record a document: 
Please call 618-825-2481, 618-825-2482, 618-825-2484 or email 

A staff member will review the document with you and discuss recording options that best meets your needs. 

Para asistencia en espanol por favor envie un correo electronico: 

To our business customers:
All indexes and most images are available online 1986-present. More info can be found at:

You are also welcome to search in office by appointment: 
To schedule an appointment please email: or call 618-825-2479 

We have a wide range of options available for recording your documents. Please call 618-825-2479 for more information.
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The St. Clair County Recorder of Deeds is the official land records official for all real estate located in the County.
The office processes and maintains all documents transferring land in order to establish legal ownership and protect rights.
The Recorder of Deeds processes about 300 documents daily. Most of these transactions involve real estate.
In addition to processing deeds and mortgages, the Recorder's staff records plats of subdivisions, ordinances and annexations, liens and releases, UCC filings, military discharge papers, mortgages and other documents.
The office also maintains records of dissolution of corporations and articles of incorporation. Property liens by cities or villages are also recorded in the Recorder's office.