Jasper County Recorder
OFFICE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC WITH RESTRICTIONS
Only two customers at a time will be permitted to enter. Masks are required for entry and are available. Social distancing guidelines should be followed.
Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. There is a drop box on the west side of the courthouse and also a drop box available outside our office door. Please call for more information if needed.
Please note if you have applied for and received a Rural County Permit, it is not necessary to reapply unless it is to purchase tags for additional ATV/ORVs. If there is a change to information provided on the initial application, the Recorder's office should be notified. When it is time to renew your Rural County Permit, we will need a current copy of the insurance card each year.
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PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING TRANSACTION OPTIONS:
Recording can be done by mail, dropped off in the brown 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, see below.
Boats, Off Road Motorcycles, ATVs Snows & ORV renewals can be renewed online at http://jasperia.org/204/Recorder or by mail or phone.
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, Vital Check-call 866.809.0290
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:
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...
Your recorder/registrar is responsible for recording your:
Your recorder/registrar is responsible for selling or issuing:
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.
*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.