The Recorder’s office at the Chicago and the Satellite Offices’ ( Markham, Bridgeview and Rolling Meadows) are all Closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And due to the Central for Disease Control guidelines, employees are working remotely from home and from our Offices’ but with limited capacity, due to social distancing. Our Office is working diligently, processing the overwhelming amount of e-recordings’ and recordings’ sent by mail. We ask for your patience and understanding, during this crucial time.

IMPORTANT: THE CHICAGO OFFICE AND SATELLITE OFFICES’ ARE NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

If you want to e-record a document or send your document by mail, see the e-recording tab, on the left side of this page or see the FAQ’s tab to get information on sending your document by mail.

IMPORTANT: Due to the limited amount of employees, working from the satellite locations, there is no one answering the phones.  

If you have any questions or need to speak to someone, call the customer service number, during regular business hours: Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at (312) 603-5050.

For Recording Instructions click HERE

If you have a document with:

a.) Statutory deadline recording requirement (mechanics lien, court judgment, UCC or ordinance).

or

b.) If you have a TODI

 

Please:

Overnight via a commercial carrier to:

(Do NOT Send via Signature Restriction!)

Cook County Recorder of Deeds

Attn: (insert type of document: UCC, TODI, Liens etc.)

118 North Clark Street, (Room 228)

Chicago, Illinois 60602-1387

Please Note: When mailing your recording, you will need to include a room number. You will select the room number, based on how you will be mailing your document (Regular mail or Overnight mail). See below for the room number, you will need to select to mail your document:  

Regular mail goes to the 1st floor, Room 120

Overnight mail goes to the 2nd floor, Room 228

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