The St. Louis County Recorder provides protection and public notice by recording, indexing, maintaining and displaying records of legal documents that affect real estate or personal property and issues land title certificates. Property in St. Louis County is classified as two types of title, Abstract or Torrens.
Access to indexes, documents and certificates of title is available by paid subscription.
St. Louis County does not offer legal advice or help on preparing documents. Questions should be directed to a Real Estate Attorney or a Title and Abstract Company. Here is a list of local abstractors in the area.
A document should be in recordable form and meet document standards before being presented to St. Louis County.
To view fees for abstract and torrens documents, copy, mortgage and deed tax, and well certificates click here.
For information on recording a document electronically, click here.
To record a document by mail see the address listed for the Duluth office. To record a document in person, come to the Duluth office only. Office hours are 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding major holidays.
The Virginia Real Estate office will take in a document and send it down to the Duluth office for recording. If you have a document that needs to be recorded right away, please bring it directly to the Duluth office. Office hours in Virginia are 8:30 – noon and 1 - 4:30, Monday through Friday, excluding major holidays.
St. Louis County Recorder
Northland Office Center
307 South 1st Street, Suite 2R
Virginia, MN 55792