Jasper County Recorder


EFFECTIVE THURSDAY, NOV. 12, 2020

Due to the number of Covid 19 cases in Jasper County, the Jasper County Recorder's office will return to conducting office business by phone, online or mail until further notice. If you have any questions please call the office at 641-792-5442.


Our office will be closed Thursday, Nov 26th and Friday, Nov 27th for Thanksgiving. 

We hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday!

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Due to Covid, we are unable to sell tags and licenses in person at our office this year. We will do everything we can to get them to you through the mail. We know this is unfortunate, but we will do our best to provide what our customers want. Please call and let us know what tags and/or licenses you would like to purchase, and we will get them mailed out to you as soon as we can. We accept payment by either credit card over the phone, dropping the payment in the dropbox or mailing your payment to our office.


PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:

Recording can be done by mail, dropped off in the postal box on the West side of the courthouse Documents can also be recorded through e-submission through Iowa Land Records. To register to become an e-submitter go to: 

https://iowalandrecords.org/e-submission-service-app/

There will be webinars on how to e-submit at https://iowalandrecords.org/

Boats, Off Road Motorcycles, ATVs Snows & ORV renewals can be renewed online at http://jasperia.org/204/Recorder or by mail or phone.

DNR requests will be processed through the mail.

Jasper County real estate records from 1847 to current are online for public viewing at:

https://cotthosting.com/IAJasperRodExternal/LandRecords/protected/SrchQuickName.aspx

Certified vital record requests can be done by mail to our office or ordered from the State Vital Records office via mail at Bureau of Health Statistics, 321 E 12th St, Des Moines IA 50319 or online from the State’s authorized third party vendor or call 866.809.0290.

Marriage applications can be done by mail only. Please call the office to obtain the application.

Visit the Jasper County Recorder’s webpage at http://jasperia.org/204/Recorder for more information about these services. If you have any questions, please call the office at 641.792.5442 or email me at Recorder@jasperia.org Mail requests to: Jasper County Recorder, 101 1st St N, Room 205, Newton IA 50208

Thank you, Denise Allan, Recorder


To become an e-submission customer, customers can submit an application at the link below: 

https://iowalandrecords.org/submit-documents/

Call 1-888-790-2246 if you have any questions or are in need or assistance. 

OHV & SNOWMOBILE RENEWAL BEGINS

The Annual renewal period for OHVs & Snowmobile registrations without penalty is September 1st through December 31st, 2020. Renewals may be done at the Jasper County Recorder's office in person (no appointment necessary), by phone, mail or online. Credit cards are accepted.

Rural County 2021 ATV/ORV permit tags are now available. The price for a permit has been lowered to a yearly fee of $20.00. For more information or to apply, please call 641-792-5442.

Please note if you have applied and received a Rural County Permit, it is not necessary to reapply unless it is to purchase tags for additional ATV/ORV. If there is a change to information provided on the initial application, the Recorder's office should be notified. 
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The Office of the County Recorder was created by the First Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Iowa in 1839. Your County Recorder continues to maintain official records of documents affecting real estate in order to protect innocent third parties in real estate transactions.

The County Recorder's office is at the hub of the courthouse function to serve you. A significant portion of duties performed by other county officials is dependent on the work performed by your County Recorder.

Iowa's County Recorders are proud of their tradition and looking forward to the future.

Recording fees collected for the county provide a form of property tax relief.

Recorders/Registrars process valuable information concerning...

Lands and Records Management

Your recorder/registrar is responsible for recording your:

Vital Records

Your recorder/registrar:

Licenses - Registrations – Applications

Your recorder/registrar is responsible for selling or issuing:

Other Responsibilities

Your recorder/registrar also:

  • Collects real estate transfer tax on conveyances of property, a portion of which is retained in your county’s general fund.
  • Performs federal and state tax lien searches and research of current records for the public.
  • Collects and reports auditor’s fee on transfer of property.
  • Certifies recorder’s records.
  • Makes records available for genealogy research.
  • Files detailed reports monthly and annually to the county and to state agencies.
  • Offers most state road maps.

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*Disclaimer: The information, forms and documents that are posted to the Jasper County Recorder’s website are valid at the time of publication. The Jasper County Recorder reserves the right to make changes to information contained here at any time without any notice, and assumes no liability for damages incurred as a result of errors, omissions, or discrepancies.