Saturday, April 30, 2016




All current boat registrations will expire on April 30, 2016.  Renewal fees for powered boats vary depending on the length of the boat.  All renewals for personal watercraft are $49.90.  All renewals for non-powered boats are $16.90 for a three year renewal period.  There will be a $5.00 penalty for renewals nor received by April 30, 2016. 



Dubuque County Recorder

John Murphy

Dubuque County Recorder
720 Central Avenue
PO BOX 5001
Dubuque, IA 52004-5001
Phone: 563-589-4434 

Fax: 563-589-4484

Office Hours: 8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m.
Monday - Friday (Except Holidays)


    Welcome to the Dubuque County Recorders Website. We hope this website will aid you in doing business with our office. We have provided you with information on filing real estate, requesting military records and UCC information including links to necessary forms. 

     We also have downloadable applications for certified copies of vital records and military records, as well as applications for boat, snow & ATV registrations. Along with many other helpful tools and links that provide information that affects our office.

       We will continue to monitor this website and keep it as current as possible. We view this website as an ongoing process and welcome any ideas on making it more useful. Comments?