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TEMPORARY OFFICE RELOCATION

The Clerk-Recorder’s office will be under construction for a few months. We are ready to serve you at two temporary sites.

Relocation Information

2022 FEE INCREASE

Some fees will rise on January 1, 2022.

More Information
Clerk Recorder Imagery

TEMPORARY OFFICE RELOCATION

The Clerk-Recorder’s office will be under construction for a few months. We are ready to serve you at two temporary sites.

Relocation Information

2022 FEE INCREASE

Some fees will rise on January 1, 2022.

More Information
Clerk Recorder Imagery

TEMPORARY OFFICE RELOCATION

The Clerk-Recorder’s office will be under construction for a few months. We are ready to serve you at two temporary sites.

Relocation Information

2022 FEE INCREASE

Some fees will rise on January 1, 2022.

More Information

Phone: (209) 525-5250

Fax: (209) 525-5804

Mon - Fri: 8am - 4pm

Fee Schedule 2022 Fee Increase


Office Hours
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

Documents deposited after 4:00 p.m. will be recorded the next business day.


Payment of fees
  • Fees may be paid by cash, cashier's check, certified check, personal check, or money order made payable to "Stanislaus County Clerk-Recorder."
  • Third party checks are not acceptable.
  • Customer must be present.

The Recorder shall not record any instrument, file any paper or notice, furnish and copy, or render any service connected with his/her office until the fees prescribed by law are, if demanded, paid or tendered. (Govt. Code 6100)

First business name on statement
$34.00


Each additional business name filed on same statement and doing business at the same location
$7.00



Each additional owner in excess of two owners
$7.00
Registration and ID card
$182
Separate Recorder’s Office fee for bond recordation (first Page)
$14.00
Each Additional Page
$3.00
Real Estate fraud fee
$3.00
Additional LDA cards issued under the same registration number
$10.00
  • Fees can be paid in cash, check made payable to the Clerk-Recorder’s Office. Credit cards are not accepted
Issuing Public Marriage License
$76.00
Issuing Duplicate Marriage License
$11.00
Issuing Confidential Marriage License
$81.00
Performing Civil Marriage Ceremony
$45.00
Keepsake Certificate
$10.00
Copying either by microfilm or copy machine. (Govt. Code 26831)
First Page
$3.00
Each additional page
$2.00
Searching records - per file (Govt. Code 26854)
$5.00
Filing of Oath
$24.00
Recording Notary Bond
$14.00
For each additional page
$3.00
Fraud Fee
$3.00
Clerks Notary Certification
$13.00

*Check or money order to the Department of State (Cash not accepted)

Passport Application Fee (Regular)

Applicant type Book Book (Expedited) Card Card (Expedited) Processing Fee
Adult $130.00 $190.00 $30.00 $90.00 $35.00
Child (Under 15) $100.00 $160.00 $15.00 $75.00 $35.00
  • *If applying for both the passport book and passport card at the same time only one expedite fee is charged. For additional passport information, click here.
Registration and ID Card
$182.00
Combined registration as a Process Server and Professional Photocopier
$200.00
Separate Recorder’s Office fee for bond recordation
$14.00
First Page of Bond
$3.00
Each additional Page
$3.00
Real Estate Fraud Fee
$3.00
additional cards issued under the same registration number
$10.00






  • Fees can be paid in cash, check made payable to the Clerk-Recorder’s Office. Credit cards are not accepted
Filing, Cancellation, Revocation, or Withdrawl
$10.00
Each Additional Person
$5.00
Registration and ID card
$125.00
Separate Recorder’s Office fee for bond recordation
$14.00
First page of bond
$3.00
Each Additional Page
$3.00
Real Estate Fraud Fee
$3.00
Additional cards issued under the same registration number
$10.00
  • Fees can be paid in cash, check made payable to the Clerk-Recorder’s Office. Credit cards are not accepted

Basic Recording Fees

First Page or Title
$14.00
Each additional title per document
$14.00
Each additional page
$3.00
Release of state governmental lien
$20.00
Building Homes and Jobs Act (Effective January 1, 2018)
$75.00
Fraud Fee
$3.00
Documents that are not 8 1/2”x 11 page (details)
$3.00







Additions to Basic Recording Fees

Involuntary Lien Notification ( details )
$10.00
Documentary Transfer Tax is imposed on each Deed ( details )
55¢ per $500
Indexing more than 10 names ( details )
$1.00
Documents requiring additional indexing ( details )
$1.00
Penalty Print ( details )
$1.00





Filed Documents

Contract Agreements, Contracts, and Plans and Specifications ( details )
$8.00
Maps (subdivision, parcel, survey and assessment) ( details )
First page
$9.00
Each Subsequent Page
$3.00
Fraud fee for maps
$3.00
Preliminary 20 Day Notice ( details )
$57.00
  • Process Server Bonds, and Photocopier Bonds are recorded, therefore, the fees are the same as the recording fees

Recorded Documents Copy Fees (details)

Reproduction of recorded documents first page
$6.75
Reproduction of each additional page (per document)
$3.00
Certification per document
$2.00



Vital Records Fees (Certified) (H&S Code 1036525

Birth
$32.00
Death
$24.00
Marriage
$17.00
Marriage Copy issued to any government agency
$13.00
Birth records to any government agency
$24.00
Fetal Death
$21.00
  • A Certificate of Search is issued when a record cannot be located. The fee is the same as the copy fee. (Govt. Code 27369)

Recording a Financial Statement, up to 2 pgs Gov. 27361.8 UCC 9407.1 UCC9407.2
$11.00
Recording a Financial Statement, over 2 pgs Gov. 27361.8 UCC 9407.1 UCC 9407.2
$21.00
(CEQA) Environmental Impact Report Admin Fee
$57.00
(CEQA) Environmental Impact Report
$3,539.25
(CEQA) Negative Declaration
$2,548.00
(CEQA) Mitigated Negative Declaration
$2,548.00
Substitute Document pursuant to a Certified Regulatory Program (CRP)
$1,203.25
Registration and ID card
$182.00
Separate Recorder’s Office fee for bond recordation
$14.00
First page of bond
$3.00
Each additional page
$3.00
Real Estate Fraud Fee
$3.00
Additional Unlawful Detainer Assistant cards issued under the same registration number
$10.00






  • Fees can be paid in cash, check made payable to the Clerk-Recorder’s Office. Credit cards are not accepted

Forms


Information About forms

Birth Death Marriage Forms

CEQA Forms

Fictitious Business Name Forms

Paraprofessional Registration Forms

Real Property Sales and Transfer

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