Property Information Search
Free access to property tax information. Search by parcel ID, house number or street address.
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Property records research and front counter now open — appointments encouraged
Property Records strongly encourages customers to schedule appointments to avoid long wait times and promote physical distancing. There are a limited number of terminals, so priority access will be given to customers with scheduled appointments.
Customers can reserve a 45-minute on-site appointment in the Property Records Research Area at the top of each hour from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
To schedule an appointment: Call 651-438-8476
For research-related questions: Call 651-438-4355
When you arrive for your appointment, please call 651-438-8476 to notify a Records staff person.
For customers interested in accessing documents remotely, please email
firstname.lastname@example.org for subscription information to RecordEase Web Subscription.
The following guidelines apply:
- Masks are required to be worn at all times in the building, including while assisted by staff at the service counters.
- Dakota County has provided signs and markings on the floor for physical distancing. Please following these guidelines.
- If you have had a fever of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher, shortness of breath, muscle aches, sore throat, or a new or increased cough in the last seven days OR if you have had close contact with someone who was diagnosed or suspected to have COVID-19 within the last 14 days, please do not visit a county facility. If you display these symptoms during your appointment, you will be required to leave the facility.
RecordEASE is the County’s commercial product for accessing land records maintained by the County Recorder and Registrar of Titles Office of Dakota County. For a low monthly
subscription fee, users will have access to recorded documents and images in RecordEASE.
Become a subscriber
An escrow account is required to subscribe to RecordEASE in Dakota County, and the following forms must be completed and returned with original inked signature:
RecordEASE User ID/Escrow Account Application Form
Send completed forms to:
Dakota County Property Taxation & Records
Attn: RecordEASE Subscriber Administrator
1590 Highway 55
Hastings, MN 55033
RecordEASE allows you to search records by legal description (tract index), grantor/grantee names and document types. You can view the first available images of documents in TIFF format and track escrow balances.
RecordEASE is designed for use as a search tool for information on individual property parcels. Multiple parcel data downloads; screen scraping programs or other computer extraction techniques are strictly prohibited. Dakota County reserves the right to deny access to the site by any individual or party determined to be misusing this site.
Documents available online
To see what documents are available online, see the Current Standing tables below which defines the start dates of available data and/or images.
Dakota County is digitizing historical Abstract documents and adding viewable images to RecordEase. Please check frequently for updates on the first available images in RecordEase.