In response to a change in Florida law, the following is required when recording deeds:

  • Government-issued photo identification of grantees and grantors
  • Mailing addresses noted below each witness name or signature on the document

Please refer to HB 1419 for full details. 

Ways to Record your documents:

In Person

  • Fort Myers Location: 2115 Second Street
  • Cape Coral Location: 1039 SE 9th Place

By Mail

  • You must provide a self addressed stamped envelope with your document to be recorded to Lee County Clerk of Courts, PO Box 2278, Fort Myers, FL 33902


Drop Off

  • You must put your document(s), payment, and a self addressed stamped envelope in a sealed envelope.
  • Drop off the envelope in the drop box outside of our office in Fort Myers at 2115 Second Street or in Cape Coral at the Lee County Government Center at 1039 SE 9th Place.

PLEASE NOTE: You will not receive your recorded documents back without a self-addressed stamped envelope. Instead, we will hold your documents until a self-addressed stamped envelope is provided. Any recorded documents still being held in our office after 90-days will be destroyed.