Recorder

Knox County Recorder's Office

Our address is 111 N. 7th St., Suite 2, Vincennes, IN  47591.

Telephone 812-885-2508

Fax 812-885-2509

Email:  kcr@knoxcounty.in.gov

Recording Fees

Recording Fees

DEEDS not exceeding 8 1/2" x 14": $16.00
Each additional page, not exceeding 8 1/2" x 14": $2.00

MORTGAGES not exceeding 8 1/2" x 14": $14.00
Each additional page, not exceeding 8 1/2" x 14": $2.00

AFFIDAVITS / OTHER DOCUMENTS: not exceeding 8 1/2" x 14": $11.00
Each additional page, not exceeding 8 1/2" x 14": $2.00

ANY DOCUMENT EXCEEDING 8 1/2" X 14": $20.00
Each additional page, exceeding 8 1/2" x 14": $5.00

EACH NON-CONFORMING PAGE: $1.00

Note that recording fees are subject to change and should be verified with the local recorder prior to submitting documents.

Document Formatting Requirements


Document Formatting Requirements
To record a conveyance or mortgage at the County Recorder’s Office, the instrument must be properly acknowledged. 

Beneath the signatures of the persons who executed the document, the persons witnessing it, and the notary public, names must be printed, stamped, or typed. 

If the instrument submitted for recording is a copy, the instrument should be marked ‘Copy.’

Documents should be on white paper no larger than 8.5x14 inches. Paper should be twenty pound weight and not continuously bound. 

On the first and last page of a document, the top and bottom margins should be at least 2 inches and ½ inch on the sides. 

On each additional page, margins should be at least ½ inch on the top, bottom, and sides. 

Documents should be computer generated or typed with at least 10 point font.

The name of the person preparing the instrument must be given on the document. This can be given in the following form: ‘This instrument prepared by NAME.’

Notarized documents require county residence of notary and commission expiration. 

A transfer of deeds for taxation requires an endorsement by the county auditor before recording takes places. 

The grantee’s name and address is required to be on all documents of conveyance. 

Documents should not contain full social security numbers or other personal identification numbers. 

A Sales Disclosure form is required to be submitted with the deed.