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Recorder's Office

Recorder's Office

Staff working in the Recorder's Office.
Stacks of records in the Recorder's Office.

The Recorder/Registrar issues marriage license, registers births and deaths, issues certificates on vital records and processes passport applications.

The Recorder's Office is responsible for recording and maintaining official records effecting title to real estate.

The Recorder's office also issues hunting and fishing licenses and registers and titles recreational vehicles; i.e., Boats, ATV's, and Snowmobiles.

The Recorder's Office was created by the First Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Iowa in 1839.

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SCOTT COUNTY RECORDER
MEDIA RELEASE
February 12, 2018

Rita Vargas, Scott County Recorder, received notice in the New Orleans Passport Center Newsletter informing the public of changes to the issuance of U.S. Passports. Beginning this month, passport applicants who have been certified as having a seriously delinquent federal tax debt totaling more than $50,000 (including interest and penalties) may be denied issuance of a U.S. passport and may have any currently valid U.S. passport revoked.

Passport applicants who have a seriously delinquent tax debt may have their applications delayed until their tax issues are resolved with the Internal Revenue Service. These...

Decorations and signs hanging on the wall that read "Scott County Recorder". Another board reads "Licensed to Marry".

Marriage Applications are accepted in Scott County Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. Applications for a Marriage License are accepted at any County Recorder in Iowa as long as the ceremony is to be performed in Iowa.

Holding a US Passport.

Any United States citizen can apply for their new U.S. passport at the Scott County Recorder's Office in Downtown Davenport – convenient for anyone in the Quad Cities Area.

Cartoon image of a magnifying glass over a property report.

Scott County Assessor, Auditor, Treasurer and Davenport City Assessor records are searchable by name, address or parcel number.

News & Notices

SCOTT COUNTY RECORDER MEDIA RELEASE February 12, 2018 Rita Vargas, Scott County Recorder, received notice in the New Orleans Passport Center Newsletter informing the public of changes to the issuance of U.S. Passports. Beginning this month, passport applicants who have been certified as having a...
Posted: February 12, 2018