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Will County, Illinois

Recorder Offices


Will County Recorder - Joliet Office

158 N. Scott St, Joliet, Illinois 60432-4143

8:30 to 4:30 Monday through Friday

Phone: (815) 740-4637


Bolingbrook Office

241 Canterbury Ln, Bolingbrook, Illinois 60440

Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 8:30 to 1:00 & 2:00 to 4:30

Phone: (630) 759-5780


Register of Deeds

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Illinois - Will County Recorder Information

The County Clerk and Recorder is responsible for maintaining property records in Will County.

Recording Fees

Standard Documents.........$51.00
- Document legibly printed in black ink, by hand, type, or computer - signatures and dates may be in
contrasting colors if they will reproduce clearly
- The document shall consist of one or more individual sheets measuring 8.5 inches by 11 inches, not permanently bound and not a continuous form. Graphic displays accompanying a document to be recorded that measure up to 11 inches by 17 inches shall be recorded without charging an additional fee
- The document shall be on white paper of not less than 20-pound weight and shall have a clean margin of at least one-half inch on the top, the bottom, and each side. Margins may be used for non-essential notations that will not affect the validity of the document, including but not limited to, form numbers, page numbers
and customer notations
- The first page of the document shall contain a blank space, measuring at least 3 inches by 5 inches, from
the upper right corner
- The document shall not have any attachments stapled or otherwise affixed to any page
- Document contains up to five Property Identification Number (PIN) references
- Document contains up to five related document number references
RHSP Exempt Standard Document.........$41.00
- The $10.00 Rental Housing Support Program Surcharge does not apply to documents recorded by a
Federal, State, or local government agencies.
Non-Standard Document ............ $72.00
Any Document that does not conform to the requirements listed under the "Standard Document" description above.
- A document that includes legal-size (8" x 14) pages unless those pages are exhibit drawings or plats
- A document with six or more Property Identification Number (PIN) references
- A document with six or more related document number references
- PLATS as a standalone document -- plats must be at least 11" x 17", but no larger than 30" x 36" (misc. plats, easements, dedications, etc...)

RHSP Exempt Non-Standard Document......... $62.00
- The $10.00 Rental Housing Support Program Surcharge does not apply to documents recorded by a
Federal, State, or local government agencies.
Uniform Commercial Codes............ $46.00
Includes original filing, Amendments, Assignments, Continuations or Partial Terminations
Uniform Commercial Codes Termination............... $33.00
Plat Documents (Subdivisions and Condos)...... $97.00

County recording fees are subject to change without notice. We recommend to contact the local recording office directly to verify this information.

Document Formatting Requirements

• Documents should be submitted on 8.5x11 inch paper, and should not be permanently bound. If the document contains multiple pages, it can be stapled together. The document should be printed in black ink in a minimum font size of 10-point. Double-sided printing is allowed. Only originals are accepted. Copies are not permitted.

• The first page of the document should contain a blank space of 3x5 inches in the upper right-hand corner. This space is reserved for recorder’s information.

• Subsequent margins should be clear of writing and should be at least ½ inches on the tops, bottoms, and sides.

• Documents submitted for recording should not have any attachments stapled or otherwise affixed to any page.

• All documents are required to list the name and address of the preparer of the document, the name and address of the grantee, the name and address for tax billing, and the property address.

• All documents must have return name and address information.

• Deeds pertaining to real property must include a legal description, which includes notarized metes and bounds.

• Documents submitted for recordation must have a completed Real Estate Transfer Tax Declaration or Exemption.

• The following municipalities in Will County, Illinois require the purchase of a Municipal Transfer Stamp before recording can be done: Aurora, Bolingbrook, Channahon, Joliet, Monee, Naperville, Park Forest, Romeoville, University Park, and Woodridge.

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