E - Recording

Buchanan County Electronic Recording Information


The recorder of deeds in any municipality or county of this state may establish an electronic format for the recording or filing of documents which such recorder has a constitutional or statutory duty to maintain. Such documents may be recorded, filed, transmitted, stored, and maintained in an electronic format as prescribed by the recorder of deeds of any municipality or county. No document presented pursuant to this section shall be required to be submitted in duplicate. Nothing in this section shall require any recorder of deeds to establish, accept, or transmit any document in an electronic format.

Electronic Recording Process


Complete and submit 2 original 
Electronic Recording Agreements with the Recorder of Deeds Office. Documents are to be mailed or delivered to the Recorder of Deeds Office. (Faxed or Emailed documents can be accepted.)

Benefits of Electronic Submission


  • Same day recording
  • Reduced courier fees
  • Minimize recording errors
  • ACH (electronic transfer of funds) through Mobilis to handle recording fees
  • Convenient document submission
  • Faster policy generation
  • Reduce gap risk
  • If a document is rejected, it can be corrected quickly and resubmitted rather than waiting for return of document by mail