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Greenlee County, Arizona

Recorder Offices

County Recorder

253 Fifth St / PO Box 1625, Clifton, Arizona 85533

Monday thru Friday 8:00 am until 5:00 pm

Phone: 928-865-2632 or 928-865-1717

Arizona - Greenlee County Recorder Information

The recorder's office is responsible for maintaining real property documents in Greenlee County.

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You are NOT on the Greenlee County official website, you are on, a private website that is not affiliated with any government agency.

Recording Fees

All Documents (except plats and surveys): $30.00

Plats and Surveys (first page): $24.00
Each additional page: $20.00

Government Agency Rates:
All Documents (except plats and surveys): $15.00

Plats and Surveys (first page): $14.00
Each additional page: $10.00

PLEASE NOTE -- A.R.S. 11-475 now requires:

A person recording a deed of trust or mortgage constructed for at least one family but not more than four families shall include "RESIDENTIAL 1-4" in the caption heading on the first page of each document. Failure to comply with this subsection does not affect the validity of the document or the validity of the recording of the document.

Make all checks payable to Greenlee County Recorder.

Document Formatting Requirements

* Documents should be on white paper size 8.5x11 inches or 8.5 x 14 inches. Black ink should be used, with a minimum font size of 10 point.

* The first page of the document should have a top margin of 2 inches. This area is reserved for the recorder's information. In the top 3.5 inches of the document, on the left hand side, the name of the person requesting the recording may be given, along with the name and address to which the document should be returned after recording.

* Subsequent margins should be at least .5 of an inch on the top, bottom, and sides.

* Each document submitted for recording should be an original or a certified copy of the original.

* Any document that modifies in any way a previously recorded instrument must state the recording date, and docket or page or sequence number of the document being modified.

* Deeds of conveyance must be signed by the grantor and must be duly acknowledged before someone who is authorized to take acknowledgements.

* Documents evidencing a transfer of title must be accompanied by an affidavit of property value form. This form can be downloaded from the Arizona Department of Revenue webpage.

* If an exemption is claimed to the affidavit of property value, the exemption code must be listed on the face of the deed. A list of exemption codes is on the back of the property value form.

* The buyer and seller must both sign the affidavit of property value form. This form must be notarized.

* The affidavit of property value must include a property address and a legal description of the property.

* The assessor's parcel identification number must also be on the form. This number can be obtained from the county assessor where the property is located. Real Estate Deeds

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