How to Record a Document

How to Submit a New Document for Recording

Documents may be electronically Recorded (submitted electronically) through Simplifile or CSC/iRecord.  Contact Simplifile at 1 (800) 460-5657 or online at or CSC at 1-855-200-1150 or [email protected].  If you record with our office regularly, we highly recommend this method of recordation as it provides an almost instant turnaround of your recorded document for a nominal fee.

U.S. Mail:
Summit County Clerk & Recorder
Attn: Recording
P.O. Box 1538
Breckenridge, CO  80424

FedEx, UPS or In-Person:
Summit County Clerk & Recorder
Attn: Recording
208 East Lincoln Avenue
Breckenridge, Colorado 80424 (FedEx or UPS)
*Since March 16, 2020 Summit County has been through 4 different renditions of mask mandates/restricted access to our building due to circumstances surrounding COVID-19.  Feel free to check in with staff prior to your visit to check on mask requirements, etc. to make your visit as smooth as possible.


1. Completed/Fully Executed Documents.  Our office cannot provide forms for legal documents.  Staff cannot provide assistance in filling out legal documents/templates.  Submit TD-1000s together with applicable documents to the Clerk & Recorder, we will forward to the Assessor's Office.  TD-1000s (Transfer Declarations) are not required for timeshares.

2. Correct Fees are submitted with original documents to be recorded.  C.R.S. 30-1-103.  Checks are required to be made payable to "Summit County Clerk", properly dated and signed.  Applicable State Documentary Fees should also be included with the Recording Fee Payment.  For transactions with consideration over $500.00, 10¢ per $1,000.00 should be included with payment.  C.R.S. 39-13-102.  *Even if there is no consideration on the document, but there is consideration on the TD-1000, it is required to submit the State of Colorado Documentary Fee.

3. Correct Margins should be accommodated in the format of the document(s) submitted for recording.  A top margin of at least one inch and all other margins at least 1/2-inch is required.  C.R.S. 301-10-406(3)(a).

4. Return Mailing Address or SASE indicated on the document's front or reverse side.  Self-addressed, stamped envelopes assist staff in the return of original documents once recorded.  SASEs are not required, but are greatly appreciated.