Recorder’s Office

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Mission Statement:

Provide professional customer service while accurately & efficiently recording real estate transfers, personal property documents & vital records.

The Otter Tail County Recorder & Registrar of Titles office is the custodian of all records of the County pertaining to personal property, real estate transfers and vital statistic records (Birth, Death & Marriage). We provide storage, access, retrieval and copies of these records for the public and businesses.

Other documents recorded in our office include State and Federal Tax Liens, Veterans of Armed Services discharges, Notary Public registration and Ministerial credentials.
Otter Tail County does not provide assistance in the completion of legal forms nor does the County assume liability for persons who attempt to complete legal documentation on their own. Once a document is recorded it is a permanent record and cannot be altered or removed. Consulting with a legal representative to assist in land transfer documents and title searches is recommended.

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December 24, 2019 12:00 pm
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January 1, 2020 8:00 am
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February 17, 2020 8:00 am
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Contact Info

Phone Number: 218-998-8140
Mailing Address:
565 Fir Ave. W. Fergus Falls, MN 56537

Carol Schmaltz
County Recorder


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