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Pam Grand, County Recorder
Roseau County Courthouse
606 5th Ave SW, Room 170
Roseau, Minnesota 56751


The County Recorder's Office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.


The County Recorder's Office is located in the Roseau County Courthouse in the Room 170.


Records, indexes and maintains over 150 different types of legal documents. Creates Certificates of Title for registered land. Provides information and copies of recorded documents to the public and preserves all information and documents through images and stores images off site.

The County Recorder budgets all necessary budgetary items that the Recorderís Office will be needing to properly record all documents and document types according to Minnesota Statutes.

  • Record all documents pertaining to real property located within Roseau County, image as a TIF image and indexed in both an AS400 environment and in a local Citrix Server environment.
  • File Uniform Commercial Code Documents presented to Roseau County Recorders Office pursuant to Revised Article 9.
  • Record all Military Discharges presented and provide Certified Copies with Request Form.
  • Passport Applications.
  • Prepare and Certify Owners and Encumbrance Reports on individual tracts of land.
  • Make Certified Copies of all documents recorded upon request and upon payment of the fee.
  • Assist the Public when doing research for the purchase of land or for genealogy purposes.



a) The following standards are imposed on documents to be recorded with the county recorder or filed with the registrar of titles:

  1. The document shall consist of one or more individual sheets measuring no larger than 8.5 inches by 14 inches.
  2. The form of the document shall be printed, typewritten, or computer generated in black ink and the form of the document shall not be smaller than 8-point type.
  3. The document shall be on white paper of not less than 20-pound weight with no background color, images or writing and shall have a clear border of approximately one-half inch on the top, bottom and each side.
  4. The first page of the document shall contain a blank space at the top measuring three inches, as measured from the top of the page. The right half to be used by the county recorder for recording information or the registrar of titles for filing information and the left half to be used by the county auditor or treasurer for certification.
  5. The title of the document shall be prominently displayed at the top of the first page below the blank space referred to in clause (4).
  6. No additional sheet shall be attached or affixed to a page that covers up any information or printed part of the form.
  7. A document presented for recording or filing must be sufficiently legible to reproduce a readable copy using the county recorder's or registrar of title's current method of reproduction.


Recorder Fee Schdule
Roseau County Examiner of Titles (David J. Meyers)  
Authorization For Release Of Information