Recorder's Office

The Recorder/Registrar issues marriage license, registers births and deaths, issues certificates on vital records and processes passport applications.

The Recorder's Office is responsible for recording and maintaining official records effecting title to real estate.

The Recorder's office also issues hunting and fishing licenses and registers and titles recreational vehicles; i.e., Boats, ATV's, and Snowmobiles.

Online Renewals: Boat | ATV/ORV/Snow

The Recorder's Office was created by the First Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Iowa in 1839.


Be on the look out for some changes to Scott County Land Records Search in the coming weeks.

  • Land Records search hosted by COTT will be unavailable after Friday, February 23 7:00 PM.
  • No online search available the weekend of February 24-25.
  • A new Land Records search system hosted by FIDLAR will come online Monday, February 26 after 7:30 AM. 

Thank you for your patience as we work with the new system.

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Scott County Assessor, Auditor, Treasurer and Davenport City Assessor records are searchable by name, address or parcel number.