The Clerk of the Circuit Court’s land records division records real estate documents such as:
The clerk’s office also dockets judgments and files UCC statements, which are liens on real estate.
If you wish to access Hanover County land records or record a document, you may do so in person at the clerk’s office weekdays, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The recording office and records room are located on the second floor of the Circuit Courthouse at 7507 Library Drive, Hanover, VA 23069.
For a monthly fee, we also offer a secure remote access online subscription service available 24 hours a day: Secure Remote Access Land Records Website. A subscription may make sense if you frequently look up land records.
Virginia's Judicial System – Deed Book includes forms for commonly used documents you might have reason to record with the clerk’s office. These forms include:
Please note that the clerk’s office cannot accept any forms in which grey boxes appear. To avoid the form printing with grey boxes, print the form using the “Print for Submission to Court” button, rather than the print feature on your Internet browser.
For a document to be recorded, it must: