Recording documents


To record a document, you may either mail or bring it the Recording office (Suite 2560) at the Jefferson County Administration and Courts building: Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder, 100 Jefferson County Pkwy, Suite 2560, Golden, CO 80419. 

Please include your document, payment, address to mail back the document, and phone number.

Recording Fees

Recording fees are $13 for the first page and $5 for each additional page for most letter or legal size documents. When mailing, please make sure the fee amount is correct as we will only refund over-payments of $10 or more. Your document(s) will be mailed back to you in 2 to 4 weeks.

Any transfer deed with consideration exceeding $500 will be assessed a State documentary fee of $0.10 per $1,000. Per statute, grantee address is required on the document.

Learn more about non-standard document fees (subdivision plats, survey plats, UCC’s, etc.)

Copy Fees

Copies in a digital or electronic format are free of charge. You can download documents from our records database directly or call 303.271.8121 to get a document emailed to you.

Copies in a hard copy or paper form have fees associated with them. You can come in-person, order online through the records database, or use the appropriate request form for paper copies. Note: certified copies are not available in digital/electronic format and must be paper.

Paper copy fees are as follows:

Letter or legal size paper copies$0.25 per page
Certification of document$1.00 per document
Certified marriage license copy$1.25
Certified marriage application$2.25
Plat copies$2.00 per page

Plat eRecording

Jefferson County is now accepting electronically submitted Subdivision and Land Survey plats. Plats must be submitted through a third-party vendor contracted with the County. Contact us to learn more. 


  • Legal forms. The Recording office does not provide legal forms. Most forms can be obtained at office supply stores or online under "Colorado Legal Forms" search.
  • Document copy order form. This document describes the pricing for document copies and Recording request information.
  • Military discharge copy request form. This document is to request a military discharge.