Document Formatting Standards

In order to comply with national standards, Iowa has adopted Document Formatting Standards. Effective July 1, 2009, all documents presented for recording meet the requirements outlined in chapters 331.606A and 331.606B, Code of Iowa.

Document Formatting Standards

  • Fee Schedule
  • Recorder's Cover Page
    When recording a document, the first page must have three inches of blank space from the top. If it does not, then you will need to attach a cover page.

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