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Recording an Official Document

Recording an Official Document

  • In Person - Present the document to either one of the Clerk-Recorder’s offices during normal business hours.  Please visit the Contact Us web page for office hours and locations.  If your document meets all recording requirements and the proper fees are paid, your document will be recorded while you wait.  The Clerk-Recorder will retain the document for scanning and indexing.  The original will be mailed back to the name and address shown on the upper left corner of the first page.  Documents are usually mailed back within 15 business days of recording.
  • By Mail - Mail your document and payment to the address below.  When your document is examined, it will be either accepted for recordation or returned for correction.  If it is returned, your document (and payment) will be sent back unrecorded with an explanation of why it was rejected.  Accepted documents will be processed and returned as described above.  If you require a conformed copy for immediate return, include a copy of the document and a self addressed stamped envelope.

                San Luis Obispo Clerk-Recorder
                1055 Monterey Street
                Room D120
                San Luis Obispo, CA 93408-3237

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