County Clerk

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Here, you'll find all the information you need regarding public records/recording & filing in Bernalillo County. Please click on any of the images below for more details about a specific topic.

All public records are filed in the Clerk's Office. Indexes are available online under Document Search. Public Records include deeds, mortgages, liens, judgments, marriage licenses, maps and plats, and other public record documents.

Divorces and foreclosures are filed at the Second Judicial District Court.

See the recording fee schedule here.

The requirements to record a document are as follows:

  • Recording fee is $25 per document payable to Bernalillo County
  • Original document or certify copy if it’s a court document
  • Signed and notarized (duly acknowledged)
  • Full legal description of the property in Bernalillo County (if applicable)
  • Please provide a self-addressed stamped envelope

Mailing address:

Bernalillo County Clerk’s Office
One Civic Plaza NW, 6th Floor
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Attention: Recording & Filing

The Clerk's Office is currently closed to the public due to the coronavirus public health emergency. Reach the Recording & Filing department at 505-468-1290 or email clerk@bernco.gov.

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  • Notice is hereby given that the Zoning Administrator for Bernalillo County will hold a virtual hearing in the Zoning Conference Room, 111 Union Square St SE, Albuquerque, NM 87102, on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. for the purpose of considering the below requests. Due to the State‚Äôs Emergency Order, this hearing will be conducted as a Public Zoom Video Conference. Members of the public may attend by clicking the attached Zoom link or by calling the following number: +1 669 900 6833 and entering Meeting ID: 879 8250 9669 and Password: 558442 Virtual attendance by all parties is encouraged to protect public health. Physical attendance by applicants or authorized agents is limited to two parties per application. Parties who wish to speak at the hearing must register - see attached link.
    Time:
    3/10/2021 9:00 AM

  • Please see attached schedule for hearing deadlines.
    Location:
    Virtual
    Time:
    4/14/2021 9:00 AM

  • Please see attached schedule for hearing deadlines.
    Location:
    Virtual
    Time:
    5/12/2021 9:00 AM

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