Contact: Kelly K Schmidt
Phone: (701) 349-3249, Ext. 5
Fax: (701) 349-4639
Dickey County Courthouse
309 N. 2nd Street ⁄ P.O. Box 148
Ellendale, ND 58436
Office Hours: 8:00am – 12:00pm, 12:30pm-4:30pm
Copy Request fees
NDRIN -North Dakota Recorders Information Network
UCC/CNS fees -Uniform Commercial Code/Central Notice System
EFFECTIVE AUGUST 1, 2017: NDCC 11-18-02.2
Only 1 of 2 statements for consideration will be accepted on a deed.
Pick the appropriate statement below & type it IN FULL on your deed.
I certify that the full consideration paid for the property described in this deed is $________________.
Dated: ______________ Signed: ___________________
Grantee or Agent
I certify that the requirement for a report or statement of full consideration paid does
not apply because this deed is for one of the transactions exempted by subdivision _____ of N.D.C.C. Section 11-18-02.2(6).
Dated: ______________ Signed:_____________________ Grantee or Agent
If you choose #2 you will have to pick one of the following and put the letter in the blank.
A. Property owned or used by public utilities.
B. Property classified as personal property.
C. A sale when the grantor and the grantee are of the same family or corporate affiliate, if known.
D. A sale which resulted as a settlement of an estate.
E. All forced sales, mortgage foreclosures, and tax sales.
F. All sales to or from religious, charitable, or nonprofit organizations.
G. All sales when there is an indicated change of use by the new owners.
H. All transfer of ownership of property for which is given a quitclaim deed.
I. Sales of property not assessable by law.
J. Agricultural lands of less than eighty acres (32.37 hectares).
K. A transfer that is pursuant to a judgment.
Commonly asked Questions:
It is helpful to have a legal description of the property you are inquiring about. We will provide you with the last deed of record. You may also subscribe to the NDRIN website. It is a subscription based site where 50 counties in North Dakota upload their real estate records.
In most cases, you will need to have a deed drawn up to transfer property. We advise you to contact a real estate attorney or a title company. We do not have forms available and cannot assist you with the legalities of such documents. North Dakota is a race to record state.
You may request a copy of your deed either in person, by phone, by mail or email. It is helpful to have the legal description of your property. Copy fees are $1 a page. A certified copy is $5 for the first page, $2 for each additional page. Payment is required up front.
We do not have our index pages digitized and are unable at this time to provide copies. You will need to come in and request access to our books.
The Dickey County Recorder’s office offers electronic recording of your real estate documents. You will need to register and qualify through an approved eRecording provider below to begin this service with our office.
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