Official Records

Indexes to Official Records can be searched online by going to Search Official Records. In the Official Records you will find Deeds, Mortgages, Assignments, Liens, Satisfactions, Judgments, Orders, Dismissals, Lis Pendens etc. You may view and print many of these documents. Search Official Records

Copies

Certified copies of recorded documents may be purchased by mail using the copy order form below. Copies of older documents, not available online, may also be purchased with the order form. The order form can be completed online and then printed by using Adobe Acrobat.

Copy Order Form

Copies of recorded documents may also be purchased online with a credit card via MyFlorida.com. There is a convenience fee charged by MyFlorida.com to use this service.



Recording a Document

Necessary Information
  • The date of the instrument
  • The names of all parties must be legible (how to count names)
  • Notary public seal and notary signature per Florida Statute 117.05
  • Return address
  • Make sure it is a Pasco County property referencing a legal description if the document deals with real property


Is Your Document a Deed?
If your document is a deed it MUST include the above necessary information as well as:

  • Grantor and grantee(s) address(es) pursuant to Florida Statute 695.26
  • Name and address of the person who prepared the document. The printed name must appear beneath each signature pursuant to Florida Statute 695.26
  • Legal description
  • Consideration or Sale Price
  • Two witnesses must witness the signature(s) of the grantor(s). The printed name must appear beneath each signature pursuant to Florida Statute 695.26
  • Notary public or other authorized person to take acknowledgement whose signature appears on the instrument. The printed name must appear beneath the signature pursuant to Florida Statute 695.26


Recording Fee Calculators
To better assist our customers and to eliminate the need to return documents due to incorrect recording fees, fee calculators are provided to assist with the calculation of documentary stamps and recording fees for deeds, mortgages, and other document types prior to submitting documents for recording.

Recording Fees
Fee Calculators


eRecording
eRecording is an efficient, time saving way to record documents electronically. Documents are recorded and returned back to the submitter within hours instead of days. This service is available to a wide variety of customers. Submitters are required to adhere to national electronic recording standards. All that is needed is a PC, scanner and internet connection to convert documents to an electronic format. Begin by contacting the vendor listed below to sign up for eRecording.

Simplifile- www.simplifile.com or Phone 800-460-5657.


Microfilm

Imaged documents and microfilm are available for viewing in the Clerk & Comptroller's microfilm libraries. Purchasing Microfilm

Public Records and Protected Personal Information

Protect yourself from identity theft. Florida Statute mandates the Clerk to enable internet access to Official Records. See ยง28.2221, Fla. Stat. (2011). Your social security number and other sensitive information may appear in the Official Records due to the preparation of documents in the past.

We have electronically reviewed our Internet documents (over 14 million pages) and blocked sensitive items. Due to various issues, such as poor document quality or handwritten data, the system could have missed some sensitive information.

Any person has the right to request the removal of any social security number, bank account number or credit card number, from an image or copy of an Official Record placed on the Clerk & Comptroller's publicly available web site or otherwise made electronically available to the general public.

To make a request please complete all applicable sections of the form,
Request to Remove Protected Personal Information

No fee will be charged for the removal.

Marriage Licenses

Application Requirements, Fees, Waiting Periods, Premarital Counseling, and Forms.

NOTICE
Effective October 1, 2014, this Office will no longer perform marriage ceremonies. Upon request, couples will be provided information regarding options available for this service, including regularly ordained ministers, elders in communion with some churches, other ordained clergy, and notaries public of the state of Florida.
Notaries Public of the State of Florida
Marriage License Information

Passports

Passport Requirements, Passport Application, Expedited Service, Fees, Renewals, and Passport Card. Passports

Tax Deed Sales

Researching Properties, Liens, Bid Registration, Conduct at Sale, Deposit, Payment,
After the Sale, and Purchasing Property off the Lists of Lands. Tax Deed Sales

Board Records

The Board Records Department's main function is to be the record keeper and custodian for the Board of County Commissioners. Board Records

Value Adjustment Board

VAB Rules of Procedure, VAB Forms, VAB Guide, and List of Potential Magistrates. Value Adjustment Board

Board of County Commissioners
Meetings

BCC Scheduled Meetings, Annotated Agendas, Bcc Main Page, Pasco County Official Website, and Pasco Television. BOCC Meetings

Department Contact Information

Paula S. O'Neil Ph.D., Clerk & Comptroller
East Pasco Government Center
14236 Sixth Street, Suite 201
Dade City, FL 33523-3894
Paula S. O'Neil Ph.D., Clerk & Comptroller
West Pasco Government Center
8731 Citizens Drive, Suite 220
New Port Richey, FL 34654-5598