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Yuma County, Arizona

Recorder Offices

Recorder's Office

192 S Maiden Ln, Suite B, Yuma, Arizona 85364-2311

8:00am - 5:00pm M-F

Phone: 928-373-6020

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Arizona - Yuma County Recorder Information

The Yuma County Recorder's Office is a department within county government that accepts documents to be recorded, creates public records from recorded documents, and gives access for viewing recorded documents to the public.

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.

Document Formatting Requirements

* All deeds or agreements for sale must have an affidavit of property value form filled out by the seller and buyer. If a document is claiming an exemption, the exemption number must be listed on the face of the deed. The exemption numbers are listed on the back of the affidavit of property value form.

* Instruments should have a title that briefly explains the nature of the document (warranty deed, release of mortgage, etc.).

* Documents should be originals with original signatures.

* Documents should be on paper either 8.5 x 11 inches or 8.5 x 14 inches. The typeface should be at least 10 point.

* The first page of a document should have a top margin of at least 2 inches, which is reserved for recording information.

* The left 3.5 inches of the top margin on the first page should give the name of the person requesting the recording, as well as return address information.

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

* Deeds must be signed by the grantor and must include a valid mailing address for the grantee.

* The following language may be used for a quit claim deed:
'For the consideration of ______________, I hereby quit claim to A.B. all my interest in the following real property (describing it).'

* Any document that is modifying a previously recorded document should state the recording date, docket and page or year and sequence number of the document being modified.


* The affidavit of property value form requires an assessor's parcel identification number. Up to four parcels can be listed on a form.

* The seller and buyer's name and address must be included on the document, as well as the property address for which the document is being recorded.

* The sale price must be listed on the form.

* The form must be signed by the seller and buyer. Both signatures require notarization.

For a complete list of exemptions, visit the Arizona Department of Revenue homepage. Some common documents are exempt from the affidavit of property value:

* A deed representing the payment in full of a recorded contract or forfeiture of a recorded contract.

* A lease or easement on real property. (For example, granting the use of your land to a utility company)

* A deed recorded to show transfer of real property as a gift where no money changes hands.

* A transfer of title that confirms or corrects a previously recorded document.

* A transfer of title between family members where no money is exchanged, or with only nominal consideration changing hands. Real Estate Deeds

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