Auditor: Jeanne Youngquist
Asked Questions (FAQs)
The following are general questions and answers about the Auditor's Office Recording Division's functions.
do I make the checks out to?
Make checks payable
to "Skagit County Auditor"
Click here to see the complete fee schedule for recording documents.
The Auditor's Office staff is not expert in real estate law and is prohibited from giving legal advice. We suggest you consult an attorney.
You may either come in and search the records on your own, or you may request us to conduct a search for you.
All records in our office are located by searching our grantor/grantee index. To ensure a title search is done completely and accurately, we suggest you contact a title company.
No, the Auditor's Office does not keep that information. Please contact the Assessor's Office for such inquiries.
A subdivision plat or survey describes the size of your property. Such surveys are available from our office.
You can request a copy from our office, either in person or by mail. Copy fees apply.
If you applied for your certificate in Skagit County, you can request a copy of the certificate in person or by mailing a request. The fee is $3.00. If you mail a request, be sure to include the names of the bride and groom and the date of the marriage. Click here for more information about marriage licenses.
The Skagit County Clerk of the Courts is the keeper of divorce papers.