Philadelphia County Correction Deed Form (Pennsylvania)

All Philadelphia County specific forms and documents listed below are included in your immediate download package:

Correction Deed Form

Philadelphia County Correction Deed Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included Philadelphia County compliant document last validated/updated 4/12/2024

Correction Deed Guide

Philadelphia County Correction Deed Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Philadelphia County compliant document last validated/updated 1/16/2024

Completed Example of the Correction Deed Document

Philadelphia County Completed Example of the Correction Deed Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Philadelphia County compliant document last validated/updated 12/6/2023

When using these Correction Deed forms, the subject real estate must be physically located in Philadelphia County. The executed documents should then be recorded in the following office:

Records Dept - Recording Div

City Hall 1400 JFK Blvd., Rm 111 , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19129

Hours: 8:00 to 2:00 M-F

Phone: (215) 686-2260

Local jurisdictions located in Philadelphia County include:

  • Philadelphia

How long does it take to get my forms?

Forms are available immediately after submitting payment.

How do I get my forms, are they emailed?

Immediately after you submit payment, the Philadelphia County forms you order will be available for download directly from your account. You can then download the forms to your computer. If you do not already have an account, one will be created for you as part of the order process, and your login details will be provided to you. If you encounter any issues accessing your forms, please reach out to our support team for assistance. Forms are NOT emailed to you.

What does "validated/updated" mean?

This indicates the most recent date when at least one of the following occurred:

  • Updated: The document was updated or changed to remain compliant.
  • Validated: The document was examined by an attorney or staff, or it was successfully recorded in Philadelphia County using our eRecording service.
Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Philadelphia County?

Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Philadelphia County including margin requirements, content requirements, font and font size requirements.

Can the Correction Deed forms be re-used?

Yes. You can re-use the forms for your personal use. For example, if you have more than one property in Philadelphia County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Philadelphia County.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Pennsylvania or Philadelphia County. These could be tax related, informational, or even as simple as a coversheet. Supplemental forms are provided for free with your order where available.

What type of files are the forms?

All of our Philadelphia County Correction Deed forms are PDFs. You will need to have or get Adobe Reader to use our forms. Adobe Reader is free software that most computers already have installed.

Do I need any special software to use these forms?

You will need to have Adobe Reader installed on your computer to use our forms. Adobe Reader is free software that most computers already have installed.

Do I have to enter all of my property information online?

No. The blank forms are downloaded to your computer and you fill them out there, at your convenience.

Can I save the completed form, email it to someone?

Yes, you can save your deed form at any point with your information in it. The forms can also be emailed, blank or complete, as attachments.

Are there any recurring fees involved?

No. Nothing to cancel, no memberships, no recurring fees.

Correct common errors in a deed, such as typographical mistakes or omissions in various sections of the original deed, by using a corrective deed, which must be signed by the grantor or the grantee and re-acknowledged.

When correcting a deed in Pennsylvania, there are options: re-record the same document with corrections or record a corrective/confirmative deed. However, some counties insist on a new correction deed, others at least prefer one option over the other. So check with the local recorder to be sure. In either case, whether re-recording or recording, new recording fees are due.

In Pennsylvania, the new correction deed can also be issued from the grantee to him- or herself, who after all is the current title holder for the property. This may be more convenient and is especially advisable in the case of a minor error. However, if the correction affects the legal description of the property, have the grantor re-acknowledge the new deed. Some counties require the grantor's signature regardless of the mistake in question. So check with the local office before issuing the correction deed.

Whether re-recording the old deed or recording a new correction instrument, both are required to make specific reference to the first recording by date as well as by book/page number or by instrument number and identify the reason for the correction, e.g., error in the grantee's name. Re-recorded documents need to be re-signed and re-acknowledged with a current date and the reason for the correction, which can be stated on the signature/notary page.

Generally, the Statement of Value (SOV), in duplicate, must accompany all deeds that do not state the full and complete value of the conveyed property, except in the case of a family exemption, which needs to be identified in the document. Include common level ratio factors, which change every July 1st. State the reason for the correction on the SOV form as well.

(Pennsylvania CD Package includes form, guidelines, and completed example)

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The documents you receive here will meet, or exceed, the Philadelphia County recording requirements for formatting. If there's an issue caused by our formatting, we'll make it right and refund your payment.

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