Recording Fees

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Fee
Description
Instruments in General, Deed of Trust, Mortgage
$26.00
4.00
5.00
2.00
64.00
25.00
pages 1-15
each additional page
first page fee for certified copes of a document
fee for each additional page - certified copies of a document
Deed of Trust or Mortgage pages 1 - 35
additional Deed of Trust reference
Multiple document
$10
fee for additional instrument when a document consists of multiple instruments per G.S. 161-10(a).1 or .1a
Satisfaction of D/T or Mortgage
$ 0.00
25.00
first reference
Additional reference charge on same instrument
Plats, maps and UOF (Condos)
$21.00
5.00
2.00
each page
fee for each page – certified copy of plat/map
fee for each page – uncertified copy of plat/map
Highway right-of-way plans
$21.00
5.00
5.00
2.00
1.00
first page
each additional page
first page fee for certified copy of a document
fee for each additional page – certified copy of a document
fee for each page – uncertified copies
Marriage license
$60.00
10.00
10.00
application
correction of marriage application, license, or certified with one certified copy
each – certified copy of marriage license
Notary
$10.00
local qualification fee
UCC (Uniformed Commercial Code) – Fees apply on date documents are received
$38.00
45.00
2.00
30.00
1.00
effective July 15, 2003 total fee – one or two pages
total fee if document has three through ten pages
Additional for every page over ten pages
UCC-11 search – fee per each name
per page – UCC search copies for customers
Birth
$20.00
10.00
10.00
10.00
10.00
15.00
delayed birth documents prepared and registered in the local county
delayed birth documents prepared in another county and registered locally
delayed birth documents prepared locally but registered elsewhere
each – certified copy of birth certificate
preparation of all documents for legitimation
amendment – preparation and affecting correction of birth record
Death
$10.00
10.00
each – certified copy of death certificate
amendment – preparation and affecting correction of death record
Return check fee
$25.00
per statute
Copy fees not listed above
$1.00
.25
per page uncertified document copies forwarded by regular mail to a customer
per page uncertified document copies obtained at the Register of Deeds office
Excise Stamp Tax on Conveyances of Real Estate
computation: $1.00 on each $500.00 or fractional part thereof of the consideration of value of
Real Estate Land Transfer Tax on Conveyance of Real Estate
computation: $1.00 on each $100.00 or fractional part thereof of the consideration of value of.

When submitting or requesting a document by mail, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your payment and signed form.