Recorder of Deeds

Recording Fees

Current as of January 2012

 

A printable version of the complete fee schedule can be downloaded by clicking here. 

Base fee for ALL documents includes (unless noted):

  • Up to four (4) pages
    • additional pages: $2.00
  • Up to four (4) names
    • additional names: $0.50
  • Add an additional $10 to the base fee for each parcel identification number represented on the document
    • base fee does not include the parcel number fee

Please note: The Recorder's office does reserve the right to cross-index on certain documents, most commonly affidavits and right of ways (each entity/individual will be indexed as a grantor and grantee). All variations of names are indexed (FKA, DBA, NKA, AKA, trustees, partners, et cetera). If Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems is a nominee for another lender, only MERS will be indexed, not the other lender.

$53.50 is base fee for the following documents:

  • Deed
  • Deed of Dedication
  • Mortgage

 

$42.00 is the base fee of the following documents:

  • Assignment of Mortgage 
  • Declaration of Taking Property 
  • Decree (transferring property) 
  • Easement
  • Easement Agreement 
  • Notice (transferring property) 
  • Order (transferring property)
  • Release of Mortgage
  • Right of Way 
  • Right of Way Agreement 
  • Sales Agreement (transferring property) 
  • Satisfaction Piece

 

$18.50 is the base fee for the following documents:

  • Mortgage Modification
  • Subordination of Mortgage
  • Power of Attorney
  • Non-Property Transfers
  • Other Miscellaneous Real Estate Documents (see drop down menu at top of page for complete list)

PA Realty Transfer Tax Statement of Value: $2.00 (form can be found here)

Plans 24” x 36”: $15.00 ($3.00 per additional page)
Plans Larger than 24” x 36”: $18.00 ($3.00 per additional page)

Secured Transactions (UCC Forms): $100.00 (no additional page or name fee)

Military Discharge (DD-214): Free

Notary Bond and Commission: $40.50

Copies (8.5” x 11”/8.5” x 14/11” x 17”): $0.50 per page
Copies (18” x 24”): $1.00 per page
Certification of Documents: $1.50

Reminder: Please review the bolded information at the top in regards to fees for parcel numbers, additional pages, and additional names.

Supplemental information in regards to the recording of documents can be found on the Recording Requirements and FAQ sections of this website. If questions are still not answered, feel free to contact us.