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Recorder of Deeds Office

Hon. Eugenia Thornton, - Recorder

Ethan A. Lang, - Deputy Recorder

555 Bay Rd Dover, DE 19901

(302) 744-2314  / Fax: (302) 736-2035

Email:  Recorder@KentCountyDE.gov


Office Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm Mon.-Fri.

Recording Hours: 8:00am - 3:00 Mon.-Fri

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Effective June 6, 2013 the Kent County Recorder of Deeds office will be accepting E-Recorded Documents.  For more information see links below.


Notification from your Kent County Recorder of Deeds

Electronic Filing Agreement / MOU (Memo of Understanding)

Standards for Recording

Current Schedule of Fees


Additional Forms:

Kent County Realty Transfer Tax Rates 

Realty Transfer Tax Return & Affidavit of Gain & Value (Form 5402)

First Time Home Buyer Certification

Property Owner Information Form

Satisfaction Piece Form


Notice:  Please note that deeds located in the City of Dover, must go to the City of Dover Assessors Office first to be stamped before we can record them.   (example:  xx-05-xxx.xx-xx-xx.xx.xxx)


For questions concerning this matter, you can reach the City of Dover at (302) 736-7022.


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