Back to Whatcom County home page Whatcom County | Departments | Contacts |  Help |  Search
 Auditorheader image
  Auditor Home  | Elections  | Licensing  | Recording  | Internal Audit

   
Information

Obtaining Copies of Recorded Documents

Recording Fees

Recording Forms

Mandatory Specifications

Marriage License Information

Frequently Asked Questions

 
Recording Forms
Recording Forms
Standard Cover Sheet   PDF icon

The standard cover sheet is used when the first page of the document contains inadequate margins and/or is missing indexing information. A 3” margin is required at the top and 1” margins on the bottom and sides of page one. All other pages require clear 1” margins on all sides. Please complete the standard cover sheet and include an additional $1 plus any other applicable recording fees. (RCW 36.18 & 65.04)

Emergency Non-Standard Cover Sheet   PDF icon The emergency non-standard cover sheet is used when a document contains inadequate margins and the preparer wants to avoid re-formatting the document. A surcharge of $50, plus $1 for the cover sheet, will be charged in addition to all other applicable recording fees. The emergency non-standard cover sheet must be completed and signed by the document preparer. (RCW 36.18 & 65.04)