Deputy Register of Deeds: Sherry Ternes
PO Box 256
McIntosh, SD 57641
Corson County land records are from 1864 to present.
Birth and Death Records are from 1905 to present. Births are all on statewide computer which means that you can get a birth record from any courthouse in the State of SD. Deaths are statewide from 1960 to present. Marriages are statewide from 1970 to present
Cost to Purchase Vital Records
The cost to purchase certified legal copies of the above vital records are $15 for each copy. For your convenience you can process online requests through an independent company called Vital Check. An additional fee is charged by Vital Check for this service. Link to http://www.vitalcheck.com then select SD or you may just call our office and we will help you.MARRIAGE LICENSES cost $40 cash are good for 20 days from the date of issuance. They can only be used in the State of SD to get married.
We record all documents that pertain to real estate such as (PLATS,DEEDS,MTGS,BILLS OF SALES and all other documents authorized by law to record. Certificate of value forms need to be attached to each deed recorded.
Cost to Record
The fee to record all documents is $30 for the first 50 pages, and $2.00 for each additional page.
There must be a 3 inch margin at the top of the 1st page of recording. All remaining sides of all pages need a 1 inch margin. The prepared by info needs to be in the upper left side of the 3 inch margin. White paper needs to be used. No type less than 10 point.
Cost for Copies
To purchase a copy of any recorded document the fee is $1.00 per page. Copies of Maps or computer print offs are also $1.00 per page. To have documents faxed the fee is $5.00 plus $1.00 per page. E-mail documents charges are $5.00 plus $1.00 per page.
Cost for these are $5.00 for the first page and $1.00 for each additional page.
UCC’S & FICT Names
These can be filed in our local office or at the Secretary of States office in Pierre, SD. The cost for Fict Names is $10. The cost for UCC’s is $25 plus $3 each debtor name and $5 for any attachments. Also a UCC search is $20.
We also file:
- State and Federal Tax Liens and Releases
- Mechanics Liens
- Military Discharges
- County Indigent Liens
- Sherriffs Levys
- Farm Leases
- Corner Records