Waukesha County

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Documents in our office will be accepted from 8:00am to 4:30pm, but will not be recorded immediately. They are recorded in the order of receipt, which is generally within 2-3 business days. It normally takes between 14-21 business days for a document submitted by mail to be returned.

Downloadable Recording Instructions: Click Here

Recording Fees:
Regular documents (deeds, mortgages, etc): $30
Subdivision/Condominium Plats: $50
Transportation project plats: $25

Payment for recording fees must be check or money order only made payable to: "Register of Deeds".

Documents with the proper fees may also be mailed to:

Register of Deeds
515 W Moreland Blvd AC110
Waukesha, WI 53188

Notice: The Register of Deeds Office cannot give legal advice. Contact a Real Estate Attorney, Title Company or the Waukesha County Bar Association’s Lawyer’s Referral Service (www.waukeshalawyers.org) or call (262) 544-4016 for legal advice.

Regarding Terminations of Decedent's Interest documents:
Please see this memo regarding a recent change (3/4/2020) to the Termination of Decedent's Interest form. It is no longer required to provide a death certificate when recording this document.The new form is available by clicking here. Instructions for completing the form are available by clicking here.

Submitting Documents: The Recording Division does not offer appointments or in-person services. Customers can submit documents to be recorded either through the mail by using the address listed above, or by the dropbox located outside of our office door.

Attention: Documents containing more than 200 pages must be e-recorded. Please contact a title company or one of our e-recording vendors for more information.


If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact Recording here: Recording (recording@waukeshacounty.gov)