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Remote, mail, and online services

Not ready to come in? Many of our office’s services are still available through other means. Here are the ways we are continuing to provide our services during COVID-19.

Keep the following in mind as you do business with us using remote, mail, and dropbox methods:

  • Items submitted via email cannot be recorded.
  • No cash payments are accepted. We can take personal checks and money orders, but not temporary checks or credit card information relayed over the phone.
  • Items received in our dropbox are picked up within four hours during city business hours.
  • Include your phone number and/or email address with any items submitted via mail or dropbox, in case we need to contact you with questions.
  • Pre-addressed envelopes for the return of recorded documents are not required but are always appreciated.
  • Call 311 for assistance with any of our remote services.

Read on for more information on doing business with our office during this time. 

Download a one-page guide to doing business with our office through mail, drop box, or online.

Marriage Licenses and Document Recording

Hard copy documents that need to be recorded may be sent via US Mail or package delivery (UPS, DHL, FedEx, etc) or deposited in the red Clerk and Recorder dropbox located near the Court Street entrance of the Wellington E. Webb Municipal Building.

Include your phone number and/or email address with any items submitted via mail or dropbox, in case we need to contact you with questions.

Items are retreived from the dropbox within four hours during city business hours. 

To learn more about eRecording (submitting documents electronically for recording), visit our Forms and Fees website.

Pre-addressed envelopes for the return of recorded documents are not required but are appreciated.

Submit your hard copy documents with a check or money order made out to the Manager of Finance for any applicable recording fees. We can't accept cash payments, temporary checks, or credit card information over the phone as payment for recording fees. Recording fee information is available on our Forms and Fees website.

For questions or concerns, call Marriage and Recording at 720-865-8699.

Documents received via email cannot be recorded.

To obtain a marriage license from our office, you will need to schedule an appointment and complete the application online  prior to your appointment. 

For questions or concerns, call Marriage and Recording at 720-865-8699

Signed and completed marriage licenses may be sent via US mail or deposited at the red Clerk and Recorder's Office dropbox located near the Court Street entrance of the Webb Building. Your original copy will be returned to you via the US Postal Service.

For questions or concerns, call Marriage and Recording at 720-865-8699

Public Trustee and Foreclosure Processes

Electronic filings can be made through Simplifile or CSC. Only Qualified Holders may file electronically.

Releases may also be sent for filing via US Postal Service, FedEx, or UPS.

Full release packets in hard copy may be placed in the red Clerk and Recorder's Office dropbox located near the Webb Building's Court Street entrance. These packets will be retrieved by our staff within four hours of receipt during city business hours.

Check your documents carefully to ensure you are submitting a full release packet. Be sure to include a phone number and/or email address with your submission so we may contact you with any questions. 

For questions or concerns, call the Public Trustee at 720-865-2633.

For Qualified Holders, new foreclosure actions can be filed electronically via email to foreclosures@denvergov.org.

Law firms with existing accounts to commence foreclosure proceedings can still file those documents via their approved foreclosure portal.

New foreclosures may also be filed via US Postal Service, FedEx, or UPS.

Couriered or other hand-delivered foreclosure filings cannot be accepted at our counters until in-person services are restored.

Hard copy foreclosure packets may be deposited in the red Clerk and Recorder's Office dropbox located near the Webb Building's Court Street entrance. Packets will be retrieved by our staff within four hours of receipt during city business hours.

For questions or concerns about foreclosure processes, call the Public Trustee at 720-865-2633.

Intents to cure may be filed via US Postal Service, FedEx, UPS, or via email to foreclosures@denvergov.org. All intents to cure submitted during the suspension must be notarized.

Hard copy intents to cure may be placed in the red Clerk and Recorder's Office dropbox located near the Webb Building's Court Street entrance and will be retrieved by our staff within four hours of receipt during city business hours.

For questions or concerns, call the Public Trustee at 720-865-2633.

Cure payments may be made to our office via wire transfer. Instructions for making payment via wire transfer can be found on our website.

Our office will accept certified funds submitted via the dropbox. Your certified payment must be submitted with the payment’s intended purpose and your foreclosure file information on the outside of the envelope. Funds submitted using the dropbox will be retrieved by our staff within four hours of receipt during city business hours.

WE CANNOT ACCEPT CASH PAYMENTS VIA THE DROPBOX.

Sale deposits and final payments may be made via wire transfer. Instructions for making payment via wire transfer can be obtained through our auction site, denver.realforeclose.com.

Our office will accept certified funds submitted in our dedicated dropbox.

Your certified payment must be submitted with the payment’s intended purpose, your name or company name, and your bidder number on the outside of the envelope.

For questions or concerns, call the Public Trustee at 720-865-2633.

Payments received via dropbox will be retrieved by our staff within four hours of receipt during city business hours.

DO NOT SUBMIT CASH IN THE DROPBOX. WE CANNOT ACCEPT CASH PAYMENTS VIA THE DROPBOX DURING THIS CLOSURE FOR PUBLIC TRUSTEE.

Payments may be submitted via dropbox. Include your certified funds (a cashier’s check) with the payment’s intended purpose and your foreclosure file information on the outside of the envelope. Wire transfer payments are also accepted. For instructions on initiating a wire transfer, visit our Fees and Forms page

For questions or concerns, call the Public Trustee at 720-865-2633.

 
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Submit Documents Using the Clerk and Recorder Document Dropbox

Photograph of image of dropboxes outside the Webb Building with yellow arrow indicating the document drop box

Get directions to the dropbox

To ensure proper processing for documents submitted via dropbox, be sure to:

  • Submit all documents in an envelope with any applicable fees 
  • Clearly write the purpose of the documents and payments, as well as identifying information (name, company name bidder number, foreclosure file number, as appropriate) on the outside of the envelope.

For questions, email cityclerk@denvergov.org

Documents sent via mail or package delivery (FedEx, UPS, DHL) can be addressed to:
Denver Clerk and Recorder
201 West Colfax Ave, Dept. 101
Denver, CO 80202

 

Location
201 W. Colfax Avenue
Dept. 101
Denver, CO 80202
Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.

 

Office of the Clerk & Recorder

Phone: 720-865-8400
clerkandrecorder@denvergov.org

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