Electronic Recording

Our office began accepting documents for electronic recording (eRecording) via the Internet in March 2006. As of March 2015 over 250,000 documents have been eRecorded in Chester County.

Becoming an eRecording Submitter


If you are interested in submitting documents electronically, please contact our eRecording partners Simplifile and Corporation Service Company (CSC).

Simplifile
View Simplifile's Info Sheet for instructions or visit Simplifile.


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Email erecording@cscinfo.com, call 1-866-652-0111 , or  visit www.erecording.com


Effective October 23rd, 2013 eRecording Deeds - First Page Requirements 
View the new Deed eRecording requirements

 

When filing eRecordings...


Please note the Document ID Number assigned as you submit your document(s) for eRecording. Please use the Document ID Number associated with your submission for subsequent matters related to that submission. In that way, confusion over what has already been recorded versus what is a new submission, will be avoided. Please Note: Any recording expenses resulting from accidentally submitting the same document more than once will be paid by the submitter. No refunds will be given.


Limit of Ten UPI numbers per document

- A document containing more than ten UPI numbers cannot be filed via eRecording. If a document entails more than ten UPI Numbers, then the document must be submitted to our office in paper form. 
 

May not be e-Recorded

- Deed of Correction, Re-Recorded Deed, Statement of Value with exhibits attached, Multiple Municipalities (when a property is located in more than one municipality)
 

Deed-In-Blank

- A Deed-In-Blank (aka, "Blank Deed", "Hanging Deed") cannot be filed via eRecording. This type of deed must be submitted to our office in paper form. 

Document Types
When eRecording documents, a document type will need to be specified. 

Document Standards


When eRecording documents, our Document Standards should be observed. 

View Document Recording Requirements

eRecording Fees


The fees for filing eRecordings are the same as our standard fees and each have an additional $5 Technology Fee per document. 

A $10.00 Return Fee is due for resubmission for each document each time resubmitted.

No refund of recording fees is given for documents recorded in error by the submitter.  Any resulting re-recording expenses are paid for by the submitter.
 
Fee Schedule