Electronic Recording

The Recorder of Deeds began accepting documents for electronic recording in March, 2006. As of March 2015, over 250,000 documents have been erecorded in Chester County.
View Simplifile's Info Sheet for instructions or visit Simplifile.

Become an eRecording Submitter

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

When filing eRecordings, please note the Document ID Number assigned as you submit your document(s) for subsequent matters related to that submission.  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 and must be submitted at our office in paper form.

May not be e-Recorded

- Deed of Correction, Re-Recorded Deed, Statement of Value with exhibits attached


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

Document Standards
When eRecording documents, our Document Standards should be observed. - View Document Recording Requirements

eRecording Fees

A $10 Return Fee is charged for resubmission for each document each time it is 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

Fee Schedule