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Belknap County

Judith A McGrath, Register
64 Court Street
Laconia, New Hampshire 03246
Tel. (603)527-5420
Office Hours – Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
E-Recording 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
In-Office Recording 8:00 am – 3:30 pm

General Inquiries:
Belknap Registry Home

Belknap Web Search

It is easy and convenient for anyone to use the website created for the registries of deeds of several counties, located at By simply using the steps that follow, you will quickly be on your way to searching the records for your property.

Note that all documents recorded in the registry of deeds are available for viewing online, including plans. Documents may be called up using a book and page number or a search of the index. Plans are indexed in the town where the property is located under street/road names as well as owner/developer.
To begin your search, go to the website located at and click on the county of your choice. We will use Belknap County as the sample.

Click on “Belknap County” and then “Search County Records” located on the left side of the screen.

A Registry Disclaimer will then appear on the screen. You must click on “Accept Agreement” at the bottom of the Disclaimer page to continue on.

Before continuing, you should know the difference between a “grantor” and a “grantee.” A “grantor” is the individual granting/giving/selling the property, and a “grantee” is the person getting/receiving/buying the property.

The indexes are online from 1955-to current. Indexes prior to 1955 are available using Grantor/Grantee Books.

There are two applications used for searching the records. Laredo and Ava. Laredo is a ‘Sign-up-account” and Ava is a public search where you can obtain copies via credit card.

There are search instructions listed on the Index Disclaimer Page.

If you do not have a Laredo account or don not want to use your credit card through Ava and would like copies of any documents you have viewed, you should make note of the book(s) and page number(s). You may call the Belknap County Registry of Deeds at 527-5420 with the request or e-mail your request to by entering this address or using the link on the home page. Copy charges are noted online at the website.

Also, available online are outlines of charges for various recording fees and tax stamps.

It is simple and convenient to search property records from the comfort of your own home or office. If you find at any time that you need assistance in your search, please do not hesitate to contact our office at (603) 527-5420 and we will be more than happy to assist you.