Recording By Mail

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You may mail in your documents for recording with a check, cashier's check or money order made payable to:

Monterey County Recorder
P. O. Box 29
Salinas, CA  93902

All applicable fees must be included with the documents submitted for recording, click here for the: 2017 Fee Schedule.

Your request is processed in the order received. Please allow 2-3 weeks to receive your original recorded document back in the mail. 

The office of the Recorder is prohibited from giving any legal advice or to assist in document preparation. We do not provide forms. Forms may be obtained on the internet or purchased at an office supply or stationery store.

Once you have the appropriate form, you may use the services of a legal professional or prepare it yourself.