E-Recording Documents

Electronic recording provides the opportunity to save time and money while supplying superior service to your clients and customers. On August 27, 2013, the Michigan Electronic Recording Commission adopted the Michigan eRecording Standards, effective January 1, 2014. Information regarding these standards can be found at the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget website.

Ionia County’s eRecording Business Rules:

  • Documents are accepted and processed between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday –Friday, excluding holidays observed by Ionia County.
  • Payments are accepted by ACH per agreements with eRecording vendors.
  • Parties submitting documents that violate Michigan eRecording Standards will have their ability to submit documents terminated until further notice.
  • Ionia County Register of Deeds reserves the right to reject any electronically submitted documents that do not comply with the Michigan Recording Act and other applicable laws.
  • Any amendments to these business rules will be published on this webpage 90 days prior to taking effect.
  • Ionia County Register of Deeds will only collect recording fees prescribed by state and local statutes. Additional processing fees may be collected by eRecording vendors.
  • Electronically recorded documents will be returned to the submitter in electronic format per the agreements with the eRecording vendors.

We currently accept documents from the following vendors:

CSC/Ingeo: www.erecording.com

Simplifile: www.simplifile.com

ePN: www.goepn.com

Indecomm: www.indecomm.net

Register of Deeds

Rhonda Lake, Register

Rhonda Lake, Register

Courthouse, 100 W. Main St.
P.O. Box 35
Ionia, MI 48846

Our office is located in the Southwest corner of the main floor of the Courthouse.




Monday – Friday
8:30am–12:00pm &

Documents presented after 4:00pm will be recorded the following business day.