Recorder's Office


The Benton County Recorder's office is responsible for recording, indexing, maintaining and displaying records of legal documents for all real estate records in Benton County.

The office accepts for recording and issues copies of military discharges, state and federal tax liens as well as birth, death and marriage records.

Notary Public

The office registers your notary signature if you live in Benton County. There is a $20 fee.

Marriage Licenses

We request that you come in no later than 4 p.m. when applying for a marriage license. There is a lot of paperwork to complete and we want to make sure that all the info is correct. We do not want to make you feel hurried.

Marriage Certificates

Marriage certificates are only available in the county where your license was applied for. There is a $9.00 fee.


Ordination paperwork is filed in this office.  There is a $20 fee.


Benton County no longer processes passports, for passport inquires please visit the U.S. Department of State - Bureau of Consular Affairs website.

Credit Card Payments

Please note: Benton County does not accept credit cards for payment.