Redemption Information

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42-18151. Who may redeem real property tax liens; persons under disability; persons owning partial interest

  1. A real property tax lien that is sold under article 3 of this chapter may be redeemed by
    1. The owner.
    2. The owner's agent, assignee or attorney.
    3. Any person who has a legal or equitable claim in the property, including a certificate of purchase of a different date.
  2. A tax lien that is sold on real property of a minor or a legally incapacitated person is subject to redemption only in the manner provided for persons under no such disability.
  3. A person who owns an interest in real property less than the whole:
    1. May redeem a tax lien against that interest as a percentage of the entire liability reported by the county assessor by paying the proportionate part of the whole amount due.
    2. Shall receive a certificate of redemption for the interest in the manner provided by this article.

42-18152. When lien may be redeemed

A real property tax lien may be redeemed at any time:

  1. Within three years after the date of sale.
  2. After three years but before the delivery of a treasurer's deed to the purchaser or the purchaser's heirs or assigns.

42-18154. Certificate of redemption; issuance; contents; fee

  1. If a person requests to redeem a real property tax lien that was sold under article 3 of this chapter, and if the county treasurer is satisfied that the person has the right to redeem the tax lien, and if the person pays the amount due, the county treasurer shall issue to the person a certificate of redemption.

If you are anyone other than the owner of the property Navajo County requires you to fill out an Affidavit of Redemption.