Online access to recorded documents

Search, view and download documents from both Abstract and Torrens property. Title companies, mortgage lenders and commercial entities need access to land records.

Multiple parcel data downloads, screen scraping programs or other computer extraction techniques are strictly prohibited. We reserve the right to deny access to any individual or party determined to be misusing the site.

Recently recorded documents

A list of recently recorded documents for a property can be found by using Recent recording history.

COVID-19 response

Our office remains closed for in-person transactions. Resident and employee safety are Hennepin County's primary focus.

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Search and image information

Search by

  • Grantor/grantee names
  • Document type
  • Legal description
  • Date range


View and download images in PDF format

  • Recorded documents and plats
  • Historic tract books
  • Cancelled pre-electronic certificates of title

View and download

  • Interactive Certificates of Title – navigate from certificate to certificate in a chain of title
  • Memorialized documents


  • Abstract Tract Card – displays search results in the same format as historic tract pages

System requirements

A web browser, Tiff viewer and PDF viewer must all be used.


Computer settings for viewing software must be associated with the correct file types (TIFF, TIF, and PDF).

  • Web browser: Internet Explorer 8 and above
  • Tiff viewer: Alternatiff (Download it at Other options, may require browser settings to allow pop-ups.
  • PDF viewer: Adobe

If you are having issues

Try the following browser modifications:

  • Disable pop-up blocker
  • Set browser to automatically check for new versions of stored pages
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