Patricia L. Swenson - County Recorder

Recorder's Office News...
  • New Tool on Website - Corner Certificates Online

    The Recorder's office is now making all recorded Corner Certificates available to find via search and to download directly from the website. This new online service is intended to help improve customer service for those interested parties by allowing self-service access to the documents at their convenience. Please see our Corner Certificates Online page.

  • Recorder's Office Warns Against Unsolicited Mailings Charging for Deed Records

    As a reminder - the Recorder's office can provide a copy of recorded property deeds at no cost. Many residents have reported receiving unsolicited mailings (example) that are attempting to charge money for something you can obtain for FREE. The office recommends you ignore mailings such as these.

  • iDoc - Search Becker County Land Records 24/7

    Document searches and land record viewing has never been easier! Search Becker County land records 24/7 with a credit card at

Patricia L. Swenson

Mission Statement:

To protect, preserve, and record documents relating to Real Estate and Vital Statistics in a methodical manner for posterity in legal and security purposes. To serve the public in a prompt, courteous and effective manner.

The Becker County Recorder is the custodian of all real estate records in Becker County.

The Recorder also processes requests for any certified copies of vital records. This office also serves as a Passport Agent for the US Dept. of State Passport Services. We take professional passport photos for a fee. We also handle your simple research requests or assist you with more difficult research.

It is our sincere hope that the following links and forms will help you with your research:

Vital Statistics:

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