Recording Checklist

Please check the following before sending in for recording:
  • All documents are dated
  • All documents are signed
  • Acknowledgement needs:
    • Date
    • Legible notary seal, notary signature, notary commission expire date
    • Names and marital status (single or husband and wife) of signatures being acknowledged
    • Corporate acknowledgement (business name, who signs and their titles)
  • Legal description (Check to see if complete)
  • Exhibits are attached
  • "Drafted by:" include name and address
  • Filing fees
  • White-out is unacceptable on any legal documents
  • Please present all appropriate documents registered land to ensure filing in the appropriate office per the following statute: 508.76 Subdivision 2. Documents misfiled. The registrar may reasonable rely on the affirmative representation of the party presenting instruments for filing as to whether the land described in the instruments or any part of it is registered or unregistered. A party who request that misfiled instruments be refiled with the registrar is responsible for paying any additional fees required to properly file any instrument misfiled because of an incorrect representation and, if applicable, to enter a new certificate of title.