Real Estate
Martin County has abstract property only. The following tabs will lead you to information and forms to aid you in recording your real estate documents.

Recording Fees
  • Real Estate: $46.00 
  • Copies are $1.00 per page
  • Certified Copies $10.00
  • Attested copies $2.00
  • Certain documents require well certificates, surveys or septic notices
  • Well Certificates $50
  • Checks for recording are made out to the Martin County Recorder
  • Mortgage registration tax, state deed tax, property taxes are payable to the Martin County Auditor/Treasurer
  • Overpayment of $10 or less is retained by the county

MN Document Standards
Minnesota Uniform Conveyance Forms
Uniform Conveyancing Forms / Minnesota Department of Commerce - Business (

eRecording in Martin County

eRecording is the electronic process of receiving documents for recording. The documents are sent through a MN Trusted Submitter to our office where data is entered, payment is made, and the documents are electronically sent back in minutes fully recorded. PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION.
MN Electronic Real Estate Recording Standards Commission

Trusted Submitters Used:
All document types are accepted for recording. If a deed is being eRecorded with a Well Certificate and a Certificate of Real Estate Value use the following sites to use the new eWell Certificate and the new eCRV.

MN Department of Health
MN Department of Revenue

The online method of filing the eWell Certificate and the eCRV are the preferred method for both paper real estate recording and electronic real estate recording.

Online Services

Laredo is an internet access program designed for the daily professional user of land records. Fees are assessed by the minutes used and minimal copy fees. Contact the Recorder’s office if you are interested in becoming a Laredo subscriber.

Tapestry is an internet access program designed for the occasional user. Fees are paid by credit card for searches.

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Property Fraud Alert is a free service to customers who own land in Martin County. You will be notified as land records are recorded in the name you submit.