Recording

Douglas County is Level Yellow on Colorado’s COVID-19 dial. Due to social distancing requirements the lobby is closed to the public. In-person services are available by appointment only. Walk-in services are currently unavailable.

Please select one of the following customer service options:

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NOTE: Direct all inquiries regarding divorces, dissolutions, and court matters to the Clerk of the Courts at 720-437-6200, or visit the Colorado Judicial Branch – Douglas County.


The Recording Office is responsible for recording, indexing, copying, and preserving permanent public documents, primarily real estate records.  They also issue Marriage and Civil Union Licenses and serve as a passport acceptance center.  Special District Public Notices are also available.

We know your time is valuable and our office provides document information 24/7 through our online Recorded Document Search.   Need help searching for a document?  We’ve got you covered with document search tips.  Are you a business needing recording services?  Additional services are provided to entities who need access to Douglas County’s records for business purposes.

Copies can be requested online and purchased for a fee.  Copies of DD214’sDeath Certificates and Marriage/Civil Union License Applications are restricted.

Douglas County does not furnish forms for real estate transactions and our staff cannot provide legal advice to citizens.  Most forms can be found at any office supply store or online.  When performing any transaction related to your property, we recommend you contact an attorney, title company or both.