Recording

Document Recording and Marriage Licensing

View Recorded Documents Online

Search for recorded documents from January, 1982 to the present. The index is updated regularly and is a work in progress. If you have questions regarding content, please feel free to contact our office at (509) 786-5616.

Search Recorded Documents Online

Request a Search for Document

Requesting a Records Search by Mail

You can view the Historical Document Indexes to find any document recorded between 1906 and 1981. If you find the document, include the year, book, and page in your Document Search Request.

If you wish the Recording Department conduct a search of the official public records, complete the following steps:

  1. Fill out the Search Request Form
  2. Include a check for the fee. We are unable to process your search request or make copies until the fee is received.

Copies of all records, including marriage records, can be obtained via mail or in-person at the Benton County Auditor's Office.

Fees

Type Cost
Search Fee $8.00 per hour ($8.00 minimum)
Certified copies $3.00 first page - $1.00 each additional page
Non-certified copies $1.00 per page

Please make checks payable to Benton County Auditor and mail along with the Search Request Form to:

Benton County Auditor
Recording Department
PO BOX 470
Prosser WA 99350

For most search types, please submit a check for a "not to exceed" amount. We are unable to determine the exact amount due before the search is completed as copy fees are based on the page count of the documents found. Please refer to the fee schedule for a complete list of search and copy fees.

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