The public is encouraged to use the alternate options of phone, email, US Postal Service, or online.

If you need recording help, please contact the Recording office at 503-846-8752 or

General Information

This department records and files permanent records of deeds, mortgages, contracts and tax liens.

This office cannot:

  • give legal advice
  • help you fill out instruments
  • tell you what type of instrument to use

If you need help you should contact an attorney or title company.

The Recording Office does not provide notary services.  Notary services are typically provided by banks, attorneys' offices, and postal service stores.

You may view instruments in our office free of charge.  Recorded documents are not available online at this time.

Instrument will be mailed back after recording.

Photocopies of instruments are also available by coming into the office or by mail.

Recording Hours are: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Please call the number listed below to discuss your service needs.

Payments: We accept cash, checks, money order, debit & most charge cards. Debit & charge cards will be processed with an additional convenience charge of 2.45% (minimum $1.50).

Washington County
Assessment & Taxation Department
Recording Division
155 N. First Ave., Ste. 130 MS 9
Hillsboro, OR 97124 

Phone: (503) 846-8752
Fax: (503) 846-3909
E-Mail to:

Español: Para más información, llame al (503) 846-8752