The Recorder's Office was created by the First Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Iowa in 1839 and is responsible for recording and maintaining official records effecting title to real estate.
The Recorder/Registrar issues marriage license, registers births and deaths, issues certificates on vitals records and processes passport applications.
The Recorder's office also issues hunting and fishing licenses and registers and titles recreational vehicles; i.e., ATV's, Boats and Snowmobiles.
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.
Scott County Assessor, Auditor, Treasurer and Davenport City Assessor records are searchable by name, address or parcel number.
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.