Deed Recording Requirements
Pursuant to Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS)
Document formatting according to Section 2 of NRS 247.305. An additional $25 fee will be charged for documents not meeting these requirements. Please refer to Document Recording Requirements (PDF) for complete information on this criteria.
Assessor's parcel number(s) must be listed at the top of the first page of the document. This requirement is pursuant to Nevada Revised Statute (NRS) 111.312, Section 1. The assessor's parcel number shall not be deemed to be a complete legal description of the real property conveyed.
The county recorder is not required to verify that the assessor's parcel number is correct.
Grantee's mailing address must be listed on the document. If there is no grantee, then the mailing address of the person who is requesting the recording of the document must be listed. This is in accordance with NRS 111.312, Section 1.
Mail tax statements to. According to NRS 111.312, Section 32, a deed must contain the name and address of the person to whom a statement of the taxes assessed on the real property is to be mailed.
Metes and bounds legal description. According to Nevada Revised Statute 111.312, Section 1, if a document that is being recorded includes a legal description of real property that is provided in metes and bounds, the document must include the name and mailing address of the person who prepared the legal description or the document number and/or book and page of a previously recorded document containing the legal description that is being used.
Printed names beneath signatures. All instruments filed for recordation shall have typed or legibly printed the names of all signatures contained in the instrument with the exception of the notary's signature. This is pursuant to NRS 247.190, Section 2.
Original, notarized signatures. Deeds, grants, transfers and mortgages of real estate must be properly acknowledged or proved according to NRS 247.120, Section 1a.
Recording with Us
The above requirements must be met in order for a deed or conveyance of real property to be recorded in our office. NRS 247.410 Section 4 states that the county recorder may not alter, change, obliterate or insert new information on any record that is deposited in his office for recording. Consequently, your document will be returned to you if any of these requirements are not met.