Document Recording

Apache County Recorder’s Office
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Apache County Recorder
Edison J. Wauneka
Document Recording
The Recorder is responsible for the preservation and indexing of all recorded documents in Apache County.
The documents listed below will be recorded for a fee.  Credit card use in the Apache County Recorders office is for Copies and Recordings Only. If paying by check or money order, please send payment with your documents. We must have the Recording in our office first before a credit card payment is made.
What Kind of Documents
can be recorded:

  • Home Site Leases
  • Certificates
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Mortgages
  • Deeds of Trust
  • Family Trusts
  • Personal Property
  • Tax Liens
  • Many other types, call if you are unsure
The only exceptions to the $30.00 recording fees are:

  • Military DD214 papers (Free)
  • Restitution Liens
Any recorded document is considered as an original. Our recorded and preserved documents date back to 1879. Copies of all of these records are easily searchable and available upon your request.
Recording Questions 20141202_091529_resized recordings2
Q: What Kind of payment does Apache County Accept for copy request?
A: Apache County only accepts cash, check or money order for copy Request.
Q:How much do copies cost?
A: $1.00 per page
Q: How much do copies of Plat maps and surveys cost (maps)?
A: $5.00
Q: How long will it take to get my copies I requested?
A: We send all request out with in 24 to 48 hours.
Q: What kind of documents can I buy form the Apache County Recorder?

  • Joint Tenancy Deed
  • Warranty Deed
  • Quit Claim Deed
  • Beneficiary Deed
  • Revocation Of Beneficiary Deed
  • Disclaimer Deed
  • Accept of Community Property
  • Affidavit of Disclosure
  • Cert of Fictitious Name
Q: How much does the documents cost?
A: See Fee Schedule, ARS § 11-475
Q: Are Apache County images online?
A: Images are available online, but have an “Unofficial Document” watermark. The recording index is located here.
Q: Does the County Recorder Have a Notary
A: YES Apache County Recorders Office Does have a Notary there is a $2:00 fee for each Signature.


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