© St. Louis City
Recorder of Deeds and
Vital Records Registrar

Administrative Office
open 8:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m. weekdays

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


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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



Changes to Missouri Statutes Affecting Recorders of Deeds s

2011 Missouri Legislation
Signed Into Law


Senate Committee Substitute for
House Bill 186

County Officers

  • Section 59.021 RSMO
    Establishes qualifications and appointment process for County Recorder of Deeds in counties where Recorder and Circuit Court Clerk and separate offices, except charter counties (Jackson County, Jefferson County, St. Charles County, St. Louis County) and City of St. Louis:
    +Candidate for Recorder must be
       at least age 21 years
       a registered voter
       a resident of County for at least one    year
    +Recorder must retain County residency during term of office
    +In case of vacancy due to death or resignation, County Commission must   appoint Interim Recorder until Governor makes appointment.

Governor Jay Nixon vetoed
House Committee Substitute #2 for
Senate Bill 3



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