eRecording allows for the electronic submission of land records documents. It is the process by which the documents are transmitted via the internet to the New York City Register for official recording.
eRecording started in New York State in September 2012. ACRIS supported eRecording in July 2013.
All of the documents you submit to the New York City Register can be eRecorded using the Automated City Register Information System (ACRIS)
No, New York State Law gives us permission to accept eRecorded documents but does not mandate that all documents be submitted in this manner.
eRecord when it’s convenient for you. ACRIS accepts eRecorded documents 24/7. (Note: Documents are recorded during normal business hours)
Land record documents can be eRecorded via the Automatic City Register Information System nyc.gov/acris
Land records will send you a confirmation email.
Once Land Records receives the signed hard copy, the application is approved. Once the application is approved, Land Records will send you a confirmation email.
Yes, New York State requires that every submitter must register with each separate recording office, in order to participate.
Yes, you must be able to scan documents into a portable document format (PDF). This will require access to a scanner and software capable of producing PDF files.
The City Register office has portable scanners in each location. You can create cover pages at home or use the public terminals in our offices and upload your documents using the scanner.