Recordings The Cook County Clerk's Recordings Division accurately records, stores and maintains land records and other official documents. IMPORTANT DOCUMENT RECORDING INFORMATION: Please note that NO DOCUMENTS may be recorded at the Cook County courthouse satellite offices. ALL DOCUMENTS must be recorded at the Clerk's downtown offices at 118 N. Clark, Chicago, Room 120. Search Recordings Recorded land records can be retrieved by searching for PIN, grantor, grantee, and by other indexed detail. Property Fraud Unit The Property Fraud Unit helps homeowners investigate fraudulent filings against their property and coordinate law enforcement efforts on behalf of victims. Forms For Recording Commonly used Forms, Real Estate Taxation information and Customer Brochure Resources. How To Check Your Deed A short tutorial to help you check what is recorded against a property's chain of title. How to Mail and E-Record Deeds Information for customers who wish to record documents via mail or electronically. Unlawful Restrictive Covenants Submit a petition to the Clerk's Office to strike unlawful restrictive covenants from historical property records. Recording Fees Established by State and County ordinances. Predictable fees are effective as of 2019. Recording FAQs Frequently asked recording questions and a glossary of terms to know in order to understand the recording process.