NRS 247.110
Duties and powers concerning document deposited for recording

  • required format for certain documents submitted for recording
  • discretion to accept document not in required format
  • when document is considered recorded.


When a document authorized, entitled or required by law to be recorded is deposited in the county recorder’s office for recording, the county recorder shall:


Endorse upon it the time when it was received, noting:


The year, month, day, hour and minute of its reception;


The document number; and


The amount of fees collected for recording the document.


Record the document without delay, together with the acknowledgments, proofs and certificates, written upon or annexed to it, with the plats, surveys, schedules and other papers thereto annexed, in the order in which the papers are received for recording.


Note at the upper right corner of the record and upon the document, except a map, so recorded the exact time of its reception and the name of the person at whose request it was recorded.


Upon request, place a stamp or other notation upon one copy of the document presented at the time of recording to reflect the information endorsed upon the original pursuant to subparagraphs (1) and (2) of paragraph (a) and as evidence that the county recorder received the original, and return the copy to the person who presented it.


In addition to the information described in paragraph (a) of subsection 1, a county recorder may endorse upon a document the book and page where the document is recorded.


Except as otherwise provided in this section and NRS 111.366 to 111.3697, inclusive, a document, except a map, certificate or affidavit of death, military discharge or document regarding taxes that is issued by the Internal Revenue Service of the United States Department of the Treasury, that is submitted for recording must be on a form authorized by NRS 104.9521 for the type of filing or, except as otherwise provided in subsection 5, must:


Be on white, 20-pound paper that is 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches in size.


Have a margin of 1 inch on the left and right sides and at the bottom of each page.


Have a space of 3 inches by 3 inches at the upper right corner of the first page and have a margin of 1 inch at the top of each succeeding page.


Not be on sheets of paper that are bound together at the side, top or bottom.


Not contain printed material on more than one side of each page.


Not have any documents or other materials physically attached to the paper.


Not contain:


Colored markings to highlight text or any other part of the document;


A stamp or seal that overlaps with text or a signature on the document, except in the case of a validated stamp or seal of a professional engineer or land surveyor who is licensed pursuant to chapter 625 of NRS;


Text that is smaller than a 10-point Times New Roman font and is printed in any ink other than black; or


More than nine lines of text per vertical inch.


The provisions of subsection 3 do not apply to a document submitted for recording that has been filed with a court and which conforms to the formatting requirements established by the court.


A county recorder has the discretion to accept and record a document that does not meet the formatting requirements set forth in paragraphs (a) to (g), inclusive, of subsection 3.


A document is recorded when the information required pursuant to this section is placed on the document and is entered in the record of the county recorder.

Source: Section 247.110 — Duties and powers concerning document deposited for recording; required format for certain documents submitted for recording; discretion to accept document not in required format; when document is considered recorded., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-247.­html#NRS247Sec110.

“Document” defined.
Oath and bond.
Power to take acknowledgment and proof of documents affecting real property
Subscription to and microfilming of county newspapers.
Custody and responsibility for documents deposited in office.
Public inspection of documents on file in recorder’s office.
Documents to be recorded in order received
Duties and powers concerning document deposited for recording
Authority to accept electronic documents for recording.
Manner of recording specified documents.
Recording in general series called “Official Records.”
Presentation of document for recording
Indexes: Requirements
Recorder may require electronic version or other copy of documents with large number of names.
Date of indexing imparts notice when document inserted into record book other than that designated by law.
Indexing of document recorded as deed of trust, mortgage or financing statement.
Recording and indexing of document conveying, encumbering or mortgaging both real and personal property
Notice provided by recorded document
Documents affecting real property to be recorded in county where situated.
Recordation of certified copy or abstract of document recorded in another state.
Certificate of marriage: Production of certified abstract in lieu of certified copy.
Use of facsimile signature: Conditions and restrictions.
Fees: Amount
Account for acquisition or improvement of technology used in recorder’s office
Fees for recording certain documents concerning mining claims
Recording and providing certified copies of deeds or judgments for United States
Fees payable in advance.
No other fees to be charged.
Penalty for willfully taking unauthorized fees.
Penalty for willfully taking excessive fees.
Table of fees to be posted
Liability for wrongful acts.
Last Updated

Jun. 24, 2021

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