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 also registers your notary signature.

Marriage Certificate

We request that you come in no later than 4 p.m. when applying for a marriage certificate. 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.

Credit Card Payments

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


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