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Register of Deeds
The Register of Deeds office processes over 30,000 documents and serves thousands of people annually. Like many other counties they utilize computerized indexing and high speed scanning equipment to process these documents as efficiently as possible.

Residents may utilize services at Burlington City Hall, 300 N. Pine Street, to obtain certified copies of vital records, obtain copies of recorded deeds and real estate documents, and to have items sent for recording to the Register of Deeds office. 


Vital Records
Certified copies of birth, death and marriage licenses can be obtained for $20 for the first copy and $3 each additional copy. 

Forms
 Birth Certificate Application  PDF
 Death Certificate Application  PDF
 Marriage Certificate Application  PDF


Real Estate Documents

Copies of recorded documents can be printed at City Hall for a fee as listed in the fee schedule below. Staff can also send items reading for recording to the Register of Deeds with the $30 recording fee.

Items For Recording
Every document submitted for recording must contain the following information:
    1. Grantor and Grantee must be identified
    2. Grantor's signature must be notarized or authenticated
    3. Complete and accurate legal description of property
    4. Parcel Identification Number (also known as Tax I.D. number)
    5. Name of person who drafted the document
    6. Return address
    7. Must be legible

Forms, Instructions & Fees

 Fee Schedule for Real Estate Documents & Recording
 PDF
 Quit Claim Deed Form & Instructions  PDF
 Recording Coversheet (blank)
 PDF
 Recording Coversheet Instructions
 PDF
 Registration of Firm Name Form
 PDF
 Transfer on Death Form
 PDF
 Termination of Decendent's Interest Form (HT-110)
 PDF

Register of Deeds Website
To visit the Racine County Register of Deeds website click here.