Electronic Recording

Recorder of Deeds_Electronic Recording

Latest News 4.10.20

Recorder of Deeds Office Closed to the Public, Updated Marriage License Information
Please note - Effective March 24, 2020, the St. Charles County Recorder of Deeds will be closed to the public to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 virus. All contact and business must be conducted by phone, email, mail or e-Recording. Documents to record can be dropped off in the Assessor/Collector drop-off box in front of the Administration Building at 201 N. Second Street in St. Charles. To record, the office needs a self-addressed, stamped envelope to return the document and will accept a business check for the fee or a note with a phone number to be called for credit card payment.

About eRecording

Electronic Document Recording (eRecording) is an option for title companies, law firms, banks and other businesses to electronically submit their documents through an eRecording vendor. The document is electronically returned to the vendor after it has been recorded by the Recorder of Deeds Office.

Benefits of eRecording

  • Document tracking and security
  • Fewer rejections
  • Documents recorded and returned same day
  • Electronic payment

Documents NOT eligible for eRecording:

  • Non-standard documents
  • Plats
  • Surveys

eRecording Vendors

For further information about eRecording or to set up an account, contact one of these four vendors: