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Recorder Offices in New London County

New London City Clerk
181 State Street , New London, Connecticut (860) 447-5205
8:30 to 4:00 M-F
Phone: City Clerk 181 State Street New London, CT 06320 Offi
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New London County Connecticut Register of Deeds
New London County Recorder Information
The recorder in New London County is responsible for recording and maintaining records related to real property situated in the County.
Recording Fees
The fee to record a document is $53 for the first page and $5 for each additional page.

An additional $2 is charged for deeds that have conveyance tax. The State Form OP-236 is needed.

There is a $2 charge for certification of a document.

Check with the town clerk to verify local fees.

The recording vault is open from 8:30 am to 3:50 pm, but the last recording of the day must be completed by 3:45 pm.
Document Formatting Requirements
Connecticut is a notice statute state. A later buyer, who pays fair value for the property and does not have notice that there were any other earlier conflicting interests, wins and will have priority over any later recordings.

Connecticut does not have a county recording system. All documents are recorded in
the city or town where the property is located. The towns of New London, Norwich, Bozrah, Colchester, East Lyme, Franklin, Griswold, Groton, Lebanon, Ledyard, Lisbon, Lyme, Montville, North Stonington, Old Lyme, Preston, Salem, Sprague, Stonington, Voluntown and Waterford shall constitute the county of New London.

Easements, warranty deeds, quit claim deeds, and other instruments of real property located in New London can be recorded with the City Clerk.

• A deed should be in writing, signed and acknowledged by the grantor, and attested by two witnesses. The notary can be one of the witnesses.

• Black ink with a font size of at least 10 point on white paper size 8.5x11 inches should be used for documents submitted for recording. Format the deed with clear 3/4-inch margins all around.

• The execution date of the instrument should not predate the recording date.

• Corresponding names should be printed or typed beneath signatures.

• A legal description of the real property being conveyed is required. This should name the town and state where the real property is located.

• The grantee’s complete name and mailing address should be provided on a deed.

• A return address and name should also be included on the document.

A State of Connecticut Real Estate Conveyance Tax Form (OP-236) is required with all deeds and permanent easements. This form is available at all city and town clerk’s offices in Connecticut.
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