× Unsupported Browser: Some features may not work properly in Interent Explorer. Please use one of the supported browsers - Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Microsoft Edge.

Register of Deeds

Contact and General Office Info
Department staff and contact information.
Vital Records Information

This office has vital records which includes birth, death, marriage and divorce.  Please read through the information to see if you can obtain your record through our office.

Electronic Recording of Docs

There is a faster and easier way to record your land record documents.

Real Estate Information

The La Crosse County Register of Deeds has real estate copies of documents recorded or filed for property located in La Crosse County only. If you need copies of documents for property located outside of La Crosse County, please contact the county where the property is located.

Plat Guidelines

Subdivision, condominium, cemetery, transportation project plats are filed with this office. Here are guidelines for filing these documents.

WI Real Estate Transfer Return

The e-RETR is an electronic way for people to file their transfer return straight to the Wisconsin Department of Revenue.  Filing electronically became mandatory on July 1, 2009.  It is easy to do and as soon as the electronically filed RETR is recorded by the county register of deeds, the data is immediately available to county officials, assessors, and the Wisconsin Department of Revenue.  For more information on how to access the eRETR click the link below.

You can look up what fees this office charges for services here.
Here are some of the forms frequently used for this office.  We do not assist customers with completing the real estate forms.
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are the answers to some of the questions that we are frequently asked.
Property Tax Information
Here is the link to access property tax information for LaCrosse County.
Search Land Records Online

There are currently three options to access real estate records online.

Search Property Transfers
Customers are able to search the Dept of Revenue site for information regarding property sales in the state of Wisconsin.
Property Fraud Alert
The La Crosse County Register of Deeds office is proud to inform residents of a new service being provided to help against property fraud. This free service alerts property homeowners to potential fraud.
Sheriff Sales
Here is the link to Sheriff Sales happening in LaCrosse County.
La Crosse County Title Companies
If you have questions or are needing a local title company, here is a list in alphabetical order.
Travel/Passport Information
For information regarding how to do genealogy in La Crosse County and for some links to assist you with searching your ancestry.
Other Useful Links
Here are some other links that you may find useful.
WI Register of Deeds Association
Every Register of Deeds belongs to the WRDA.  There is information regarding the association at this site.