Circuit Clerk Recording Fees

Recording Fees

Note: For the return of your recorded instrument or file-marked copies:
WE REQUEST THAT YOU SEND A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE.

21-6-306              
Recording fees for land records (including Lis Pendens, plats, surveys, notary bonds, in-State foreign judgments (must be certified), materialman’s liens)
SEE REQUIREMENTS BELOW         
1st page - $15.00 ($5.00 each additional)

[For mortgage assignments, mortgage releases, and other instruments listed in a single document, an additional fee of fifteen ($15.00) per instrument listed not to exceed three hundred ($300) shall be charged]

4-9-501                
UCC search (per name) - $6.00
First copy - $6.00
Each page thereafter - $0.50

Note:

  • If your original document does not meet the above standards, the recorder may waive the requirements for good cause and record your document for an additional $25.00. Said fee is in addition to the regular recording fees.
  • All deeds must have the following affidavit signed: “I certify under penalty of false swearing that documentary stamps or a documentary symbol in the legally correct amount has been placed on this instrument.”
  • All deeds must have the address for the tax statement or the document will be returned.
  • A personal request is that you do not fold your documents when mailing them to this office but that instead you mail them in a large envelope. The creases made when folding can result in black lines across the document when scanned. Non-textured 20 lb. bond paper is preferred for scanning.

Cost For Recording a Document:
1st page - $15.00 ($5.00 per each additional page)

Notice on Default Non-Judicial Foreclosure:
1st page - $15.00 ($5.00 per each additional page)

Effective January 1, 2008:
Additional Fee per AR Code 21-6-403-(b)(2) of Act 663 of 2007
$140.00 - to be assessed separately

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