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Recorder Offices in Washoe County

Washoe County Recorder
1001 E. Ninth Street, Bldg. A, Suite 140/150, P.O. Box 11130, Reno, Nevada 89520-0027
8:30 to 4:30 M-F
Phone: (775) 328-3661
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Washoe County Nevada Register of Deeds
Washoe County Recorder Information
The recorder in Washoe County is responsible for recording and maintaining records related to real property situated in the County or Independent City.
Recording Fees
To record a standard document, the fee is $17 for the first page. Each additional page is $1.

A multi-titled document is $20 for the first page and $1 for each additional page.

An additional $25 will apply to any document that does not meet the standards. A county recorder shall charge and collect, in addition to any fee that a county recorder is otherwise authorized to charge and collect, an additional fee of $25 for recording any document that does not meet the standards set forth in subsection 4 of NRS 247.110.

The tax on transfers of real property is $2.05 per $500 of consideration.

Visa and MasterCard are accepted, with a $10 minimum.
Document Formatting Requirements
• Documents must be on 20 pound white paper that is 8.5x11 inches. Paper should not be bound at the top, sides, or bottom.

• In the upper right corner of the first page, provide a blank space of at least 3x3 inches. Subsequent margins should be at least 1 inch.

• The text of the document should be at least 10 point font, in black ink. Printing should be single sided only.

• Instruments must include the grantee’s mailing address. If there is no grantee, the mailing address of the person who is requesting the recording must be provided.

• In the top left corner of the first page, provide the assessor’s parcel number.

• The names of the parties to be indexed must be contained in the document.

• Names must be printed and typed beneath signatures, except for notaries and witnesses.

• A document title should be given. This should not extend into the blank 3x3 space on the first page.

• If a document includes a legal description of real property in metes and bounds, the document must include the name and mailing address of the person who prepared the legal description. If the document has been previously recorded, the document must include all information necessary to identify and locate the previous recording, but the name and mailing address of the person who prepared the legal description is not required for the document to be recorded.

• A deed must contain the name and address of the person to whom a statement of the taxes assessed on the real property is to be mailed.

• Documents must be clearly readable and capable of producing a legible image. Before accepting a document conditionally, the recorder shall require the person requesting the recording to sign a statement that the person has been advised of the requirements. This statement will be recorded with the document.

• Documents affecting title to real property must be signed by the grantor and acknowledged. Notary services are not available at the Recorder’s office.

• A name and address where the document should be sent after recording must be shown on the face of each document. Enclosing a self-addressed stamped envelope will expedite the return of your document after recording.

• An Affirmation Statement must accompany all documents to be recorded. This should be on the first page or on a document cover page. The text of this affirmation statement should be as follows: “I the undersigned hereby affirm that the attached document, including any exhibits, hereby submitted for recording does not contain the personal information of any person or persons.” (Per NRS 239B.030)

A Declaration of Value should be submitted with a document that affects interest in real property. This form can be obtained from the Washoe County Recorder’s webpage. The webpage also has a list of exemptions to the realty transfer tax.
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Supplemental Documents

Declaration of Value