A prepaid Internet Account lets you print documents online without having to take time to process each transaction individually. There is no fee to open an Internet Account. Once you load it with your first minimum $100, you can replenish the account at any time.
STEP ONE: FILL OUT AN APPLICATION FORM
The Cook County Recorder of Deeds Internet Account Application can be printed from our CookRecorder.com website. Click on the “Forms” option in the top blue menu line, then select Cook County Recorder of Deeds Internet Account Application. The document is in PDF format. *
STEP TWO: SEND THE APPLICATION AND PAYMENT TO OUR I.T. DEPARTMENT
You can mail the completed application along with a check for at minimum of $100 to:
Cook County Recorder of Deeds
Attention: I.T. Department
118 N. Clark Street, Room 230
Chicago, Illinois 60602
You can also bring cash to the address above, if you prefer (credit cards not accepted for account setup at this time). Just visit Room 230 and ask to speak to someone in IT about setting up an Internet Account. Do not send cash through the mail.
STEP THREE: YOU WILL BE CONTACTED WITHIN FIVE (5) BUSINESS DAYS
Once your order is processed, an account number, username and password will be assigned. We will notify you upon the successful completion of your account setup. This can take approximately five (5) business days. Cash signups may receive immediate activation.
STEP FOUR: RELOAD YOUR ACCOUNT WHEN YOU CHOOSE
You can add funds to your account at any time, in any increment over $100, by mailing a check to CCRD at the same address you used to open your account. Please include your account number on the check. Accounts may also be replenished in person. Cash transactions must be made in person at our Chicago Office.
*By creating a Prepaid Internet Account for use on the Cook County Recorder of Deeds website, you agree to the terms and conditions expressed therein. If you do not agree, you should not sign-up and use this site. Full disclaimer and usage policy can be found by clicking here.