Location: 1425 N. Courthouse Rd, Suite 6200
The Land Records Division is responsible for recording documents and maintaining the record of documents affecting title to real property located in Arlington County and the City of Falls Church. In addition, the Land Records Division assesses and collects required recordation taxes and fees for each document. All documents presented for recordation must be originals and must be signed and notarized prior to recordation.
The Land Records Division is also responsible for filing and maintaining the record of judgments and financing statements.
Please visit the Frequently Asked Questions page for further information about the operation of the Land Records Division. The Frequently Asked Questions page is designed to provide information regarding recordation fees and requirements, documents available for research in the Land Records Division, and other questions that are commonly received by the Land Records Division.
EFFECTIVE MAY 1, 2013, PROCEDURE FOR RECORDING DEEDS CONVEYING NOT MORE THAN 4 RESIDENTIAL UNITS.
In an effort to reduce errors in deeds that are recorded in the Arlington County Circuit Court, beginning May 1, 2013, the Clerk of the Circuit Court will require that all deeds conveying not more than four residential units state on the first page of the document that it was prepared either by the owner of the real property or by an attorney licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia, consistent with Section 17.1-223 of the Code of Virginia. The attorney statement must include both the attorney’s name and Virginia State Bar number. READ MORE.