Mortgage/Lien Release Form

Mortgage/Lien Release Form

The mortgage/lien release form is a document that will release a mortgage or lienholder, after they have taken a loan from a lender, to purchase the property and have completed all payments of the loan. There are other conditions in which a lien would be placed against property such as tax issues, or any other situation whereas liens would be placed upon one’s property until financial responsibilities have been satisfied.

Once the property or the financial responsibility has been paid in full, the lender will release the or lienholder will provide a notarized document, proving that the property is being released back to the owner.

The document must be witnessed by two witnesses and all signatures must be provided and acknowledged by a notary public.

How to Write

Step 1 – Download in Adobe PDF (.pdf).

Step 2 – Enter the Releasor’s Information as follows:

  • The Releasor’s name (individual, lender, company or entity)
  • The full address of the Releasor

Step 3 – Submit the information pertaining to the Lienor:

  • Enter the name of the Mortgagor/Lienor  on the “from/against” line
  • In the “to/in favor of” line enter the same (Mortgagor/Lienor )

Step 4 – Property Information – Enter the following:

  • Dated of the lien
  • Recorded in what volume
  • The location of the record
  • The page number showing the property recording
  • The county land records (county)

Step 5 – Signatures and Notary Acknowledgement –

  • The notary must first enter the date of the acknowledgement in dd/m/yyy format
  • Signatories, must provide their signatures:
  • Signature of Releasor
  • AND
  • Witnesses Signatures
  • AND
  • The notary shall enter the name of the releasor in the final paragraph on the page
  • The notary shall provide the date of acknowledgement in dd/m/yyy format
  • The notary shall provide their signature and affix their stamp or official seal