Recording Documents

The Office of the City Register at Finance records and maintains all property-related documents including deeds, mortgages and leases for every borough except for Staten Island. Visit the the Richmond County Clerk to record property documents in Staten Island.


Protect Your Property From Deed Fraud
Deed fraud happens when a fraudulent deed is recorded against a property. In many cases, the owner may not even be aware that a deed was recorded against their property.

Deed fraud is a serious crime. The City Register at the Department of Finance reviews documents submitted for recording and reports suspicious activity to the Sheriff’s office for investigation. 

What can you do to prevent deed fraud?
  
 


What to do if you think you may be a victim of deed fraud:  Act quickly!

 
You may want to consult an attorney to confirm your ownership in the property.


Recorded Document Notification Program

     文檔記錄的信件通知申請表
     Заявление на получение почтовых уведомлений об официальном документе
     Solicitud de Aviso por Correo de Documentos Registrados Regístrese para el Programa de
     Notificaciones de Documentos