© St. Louis City
Recorder of Deeds

Cashier Department
open 8:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m. weekdays

City Hall, Room 126
1200 Market Street
Saint Louis
Missouri 63103


Adoption Records
Genealogy and
Historical Research
Birth Records
Business and
Non-Profit Records
Campaign Finance and Election
Cemetery Records
Death Records
French and
Spanish Colonial
Home School Declarations
Land Records
Copies of
Deeds, Liens, Subdivision Plats; Structure History
Marriage Records
License Issuance
and Copies
Orphanage and
Institution Records
Registration and
Licensing Records
and Bottlers Records

Free Recording of
Military Discharge
Wills and
Probate Records



Establish an Escrow Account
With the St. Louis City
Recorder and Registrar

  • An Escrow Account is a convenient way for high volume recording and document copy customers to pay for services provided by the St. Louis City Recorder and Registrar

  • An Escrow Account is required for
    e-Recording Services

To Open An Escrow Account:

1. A Business must request in writing, on company letterhead, the opening of an Escrow Account in its name.


  • A company officer or designee must sign the Request Letter.

  • The Request Letter must include
    • company name
    • company street address
    • company phone number
    • name of company contact
    • daytime phone number for company contact

2. Request Letter must be accompanied by a Business Check- made out to Recorder of Deeds- in an amount greater than $100, the minimum balance at all times for an Escrow Account for Recorder services.

3. Request Letter must be accompanied by Escrow Account Agreement signed by company officer or designee.


By establishing an Escrow Account for Recorder services, the company agrees to the following:

  • The company agrees to refrain from making charges on the account during the last hour of business, between 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.;

  • The company agrees to maintain a balance on the account at all times of at least $100.

Bring or Mail Request Letter, Signed Agreement, and Check to:

Cashier Dept.

St. Louis City Recorder of Deeds

City Hall, Room 126, 1200 Market

St. Louis MO 63103
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Weekdays

314.589.8177 - E-mail






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Link to Recorders Association of Missouri

Link to International Association of Clerks, Recorders, Election Officials and Treasurers

Link to Property Records Industry Association