OFFICE OF THE REGISTER OF DEEDS
Real estate-related instruments that affect title to approximately 300,000 parcels of land located in Milwaukee County are recorded here
The following documents and services are available through the Register of Deeds:
Certified copies of birth, death and marriage records*
Request to file a military discharge for safe keeping
In addition, the Office of the Register of Deeds records, scans and compiles an index of real estate documents, corporation papers and military discharges; records informal probate instruments; files and keeps an index of financing statements; collects the real estate transfer tax; and performs such other functions as provided, pursuant to Sections 59.51, 69.23 and other pertinent sections of the Wisconsin Statutes.
*Event must have taken place in Milwaukee County
Mission Statement: The mission of the Milwaukee County Register of Deeds Office is to provide timely, secure, accurate, archival accessible and cost-effective record systems and services that are delivered in a prompt and courteous manner.