Guide to filing construction documents in Latah County, Idaho

Contractors and suppliers working on a project within Latah County should get familiar with the Latah County Recorder. This is the office that records documents related to the property, including mechanics liens and notices.

This page contains all of the information construction businesses need to file liens and other documents with the Latah County Recorder, including locations, hours, fees, form downloads, and more..

The mechanics lien rules in Idaho can be complex. Before recording a lien in Latah County, read Filing a Lien in Idaho: A Step-by-Step Guide to make sure you understand the process, and common mistakes.

Download Latah County Recorder Forms:

Lien FAQs for Latah County

What types of documents can I file at the Latah County Recorder?

This office records a variety of property-related documents, including:
Mechanics lien
Lien release
UCC lien

Which office records mechanics liens in Latah County, Idaho?

Filing in person

You can file your Recorder in person at the County Courthouse, located at:
522 S Adams Street Room 101
Moscow, Idaho, ID, 83843

Hours of operation:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

If you need more information, you can call them at (208) 883-2249.


File your lien electronically with Levelset now.

Who can file a lien in Latah County?

If you provided labor or materials on a construction project located in Latah County, Idaho, then your mechanics lien should be filed here. However, every state has specific rules about who has the right to file a lien, including notice requirements and specific deadlines. To make sure you are allowed to file a lien, visit the Idaho Mechanics Lien Guide & FAQ page.

What is the deadline to file a lien claim in Latah County, Idaho?

In Idaho, your deadline to file a mechanics lien is dependent upon your role in the project. In general:
General contractors have 90 days to file a lien after the date of last furnishing. Subcontractors and suppliers have 90 days to file after date of last furnishing.

What are the Latah County Recorder fees to file a lien?

Here are the costs to file a mechanics lien in Latah County, Idaho:
$10 for the first page. $3 for each additional page

Recording offices do update their fee structure periodically. We recommend contacting the Latah County Recorder to verify the recording costs, especially before mailing a document.

Visit the Latah County Recorder fees page for the latest information.

How do I release a lien in Latah County once I’ve been paid?

To cancel a lien previously recorded with the Latah County Recorder, you will need to record a lien release.
Lien release fee:

How do I get copies of documents from the Latah County Recorder?

In Latah County, filed documents are public record. Copies of mechanics liens and other property documents are available upon request from the Latah County Recorder.

In person

521 S Adams Street Room 101, Moscow, ID 83843

By mail

522 S Adams Street Room 101, Moscow, ID 83843


The Latah County Recorder does not currently have an online resource for requesting document copies


Certified copy: $1.00 per document

Conformed copy: $0.50 per page