Scott County Recorder

Scott County Recorder/
Registrar Office

Administrative Center
600 W. 4th St.
Davenport, Iowa 52801-1030

Hours: Monday-Friday
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Applications accepted 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Phone (563) 326-8621
Fax: (563) 328-3225
recorder@scottcountyiowa.com

Recorder Features

Offices Closed for Labor DayNEW

Scott County offices will be closed Monday, September 1st in observation of Labor Day. Have a safe Labor Day weekend.


Parcel SearchSearch Property Records

Scott County Assessor, Auditor, Treasurer and Davenport City Assessor records are searchable by name, address or parcel number.


Image of some wedding bells and ribbon. Applications to Marry

Marriage Applications are accepted in Scott County Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. Applications for a Marriage License are accepted at any County Recorder in Iowa as long as the ceremony is to be performed in Iowa.


Sail BoatBoats And Other Watercraft Owners

New and/or transferred vessels are registered in Scott County. Boat registrations expire on April 30th, 2016.

Boat fees are based on the length of the boat. All boats over 17' in length (except canoes and kayaks) require a title. All boats with a lien must be titled.


The Recorder's Office

Picture of the Scott County Recorder's OfficeThe Recorder's Office was created by the First Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Iowa in 1839 and is responsible for recording and maintaining official records effecting title to real estate.

The Recorder/Registrar issues marriage license, registers births and deaths, issues certificates on vitals records and processes passport applications.

Picture of the Scott County Recorder's OfficeThe Recorder's office also issues hunting and fishing licenses and registers and titles recreational vehicles; i.e., ATV's, Boats and Snowmobiles.


The Scott County Recorder's Office does not provide legal services and does not prepare legal documents.

Value Statement

To provide accurate information for the public regarding real estate, conservation and vital records.

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