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Beginning January 1, 2021 - ALL Articles of Organization (LLC, LLP, INC, NonProfit INC, Amendments, etc.) MUST be sent directly to the Alabama Secretary of State. Please contact the Alabama Secretary of State to obtain specific instructions.

Once you have received the stamped copy from the Alabama Secretary of State, it can be recorded with the county. Regular recording fees apply ($13 for the first page and $3 for each additional page). Recording with the county is NOT required.

August, 2019 - Indexing of records for deeds and mortgages are from 1899 (Book 1) to present. These documents can be viewed and printed from our website.

July 23, 2018 - Online Business Filings of Dissolutions of LLC's and Profit Corporations Now Available in Alabama  

On May 18, 2017 the Alabama Legislature passed a local act for Baldwin County. Act No. 2017-326 increased the data processing fee from $1.00 to $5.00. Every document filed after June 9, 2017 will cost an additional $4.00.

August 1, 2012 Real Estate Sales Validation Form. This Document must be filed in accordance with Code of Alabama 1975, Section 40-22-1.

The duties of the Recording Division
, as set forth by state statutes (laws), include the recording, indexing and preserving of permanent public documents, primarily real estate records. This division also provides viewing stations to encourage public access to recorded documents.

Our web site features a searchable grantee/grantor and reception number lookup application. We are offering our data via computer access in order to live up to our commitment to provide the finest service possible to the public.

You may order a copy of a recorded document with a written request and appropriate fees through the mail or you may come into our office. In either case you will need the recording information (reception number or book and page) and recording date to expedite the order.

Contact Us

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Bay Minette - map
220 Courthouse Square
Bay Minette, AL 36507
Phone: 251.937.0230
Fax: 251.580.1883

Fairhope - map
1100 Fairhope Avenue
Fairhope, AL 36532
Phone: 251.928.3002
Fax: 251.580.2594

Foley - map
201 East Section Avenue
Foley, AL 36535
Phone: 251.943.5061
Fax: 251.580.2588

Robertsdale - map
22251 Palmer Street
Robertsdale, AL 36567
Phone: 251.943.5061
Fax: 251.970.4097