Property Information Search
Free access to property tax information. Search by parcel ID, house number or street address.
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Property Records office closed until further notice
For the health and safety of the public and our staff during COVID-19, our office remains closed to the general public.
Although buildings will be closed to the public, staff are onsite recording documents submitted via mail or electronically.
You may access to the Dakota County RecordEASE web real estate search system in order to research recorded documents remotely. Please email at firstname.lastname@example.org to request access.
Residents can reserve a 45-minute on-site appointment in the Property Records Research Area for archival document copies and research ONLY.
Information available via RecordEASE Web will continue as a remote service. Appointments will be 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
Only one person allowed per appointment and a maximum of one appointment per person per day.
Precautions for county staff and visitors
- County buildings will remain locked. When you arrive for your appointment, please call 651-438-8476. A staff person will accompany you into the building and escort you back out when the appointment is completed.
Dakota County requires both staff AND visitors to wear a mask during appointments at the Dakota County facilities. If you do not have a mask, please let us know in advance, and we will provide you with one.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, do not visit a county facility for an appointment. If you display these symptoms during your appointment, you will be required to leave the facility.
- For all research-related questions, call 651-438-4355.
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 view these files:
- Abstract and Torrens records (computerized tract index is searchable starting Aug. 26, 1993)
- Abstract Document images back to Dec. 1, 1994 starting with #1253094
- Torrens Document images back to April 5, 1993 starting with #275402
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.