County Clerk

Welcome!

Here, you'll find all the information you need regarding public records/recording & filing in Bernalillo County. Please click on any of the images below for more details about a specific topic.

All public records are filed in the Clerk's Office. Indexes are available online under Document Search. Public Records include deeds, mortgages, liens, judgments, marriage licenses, maps and plats, and other public record documents.

Divorces and foreclosures are filed at the Second Judicial District Court.

See the recording fee schedule here.

The requirements to record a document are as follows:

  • Recording fee is $25 per document payable to Bernalillo County
  • Original document or certify copy if it’s a court document
  • Signed and notarized (duly acknowledged)
  • Full legal description of the property in Bernalillo County (if applicable)
  • Please provide a self-addressed stamped envelope

Mailing address:

Bernalillo County Clerk’s Office
One Civic Plaza NW, 6th Floor
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Attention: Recording & Filing

The Clerk's Office is currently closed to the public due to the coronavirus public health emergency. Reach the Recording & Filing department at 505-468-1290 or email clerk@bernco.gov.

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