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The Office of Tax and Revenue Reopens Walk-In Center and Recorder of Deeds Office for In-Person Services on October 4. Learn more here.
In-person appointments can be made by clicking here.
Certificate of Clean Hands: Obtaining a Certificate of Clean Hands is a simple process by visiting MyTax.DC.gov.

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OTR Recorder of Deeds

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District of Columbia Government
Recorder of Deeds
1101 4th Street, SW, 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20024
(202) 727-5374

Hours of Operations:
Recording Documents - 9 am to 3 pm
Document Research - 9 am to 4 pm

*The Office of Tax and Revenue Reopens Walk-In Center and Recorder of Deeds Office for In-Person Services on October 4.*


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The Recorder of Deeds, an administration of the Office of Tax and Revenue, is the official repository of all land records and general public instruments for the District of Columbia. The office is responsible for the collection of all recordation and transfer tax and filing fees on instruments being recorded and maintains these records for public inspection.

Land records are public documents and individuals who need information must do their own research. For assistance with extensive land records research, please consider hiring a local title company or an attorney familiar with Land Records.

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