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Online Access

The Kankakee County Recorder’s office has launched our new web-based application that allows for remote access to documents recorded in our office. The Kankakee County Recorder of Deeds diligently works to ensure that we provide our customers with overall top-notch service. This implementation is another part of our on going effort to improve customer delivery and provide quality customer service.

Currently, our indexes for recorded documents are available through 1984. Customers now have several options available to conduct research as described below.
Search records 24 hours a day!

Tapestry Land Records via the internet


A charge per search designed for the occasional user.

All you need is a web browser for 24 x 7 access to Kankakee County land records. Tapestry allows for both pay-as-you-go access and open account payment plans.

For answers to additional Tapestry related questions, please see our FAQs.

When searching by name use the format LASTNAME FIRSTNAME one space and no commas.

If searching by legal description, you will need to put in the exact subdivision name for your search.

If searching for a Plat, look up the document number from the subdivision list located under the forms tab. You will need to use the number not the name to find your plat.


  • 24/7 Remote Internet Access
  • Secure browser based access
  • Search various parameters (grantor/grantee, date range, legal description, etc)


  • Index / Image Search – $8.75 per search
  • Print Copies – $1.00 per page
  • Flexible Payment Options:
  • Pay-as-you-go with a credit card – Visa & MasterCard accepted
  • Open Account Payment Plan – $25 minimum per month

Helpful Hints:

LESS IS MORE – only search under one criteria.
For example, last name only or subdivision only.
Searching by PIN is not recommended.



An account based search designed for users who consistently search in Kankakee County.

You have 24 hour access through Laredo to Kankakee County’s records.

To sign up: 

Download, fill out, and submit the Laredo Agreement below.

To search:
Once you have signed up and have been issued a username and password, download the “Laredo” software.

For more information:
Contact the Recorder’s Office at 815.937.2980 or email.


  • Same user interface that is used on Recorder’s work stations
  • Real time 24 x 7 access
  • Customizable results screens
  • Subscription based

Cost: for all accounts there is a .25 cents per printed page as of December 1, 2020

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Direct Search

Land Records data only search – No images. Information in Direct Search is always 10 days behind current data.