Recording Fees & Land Record Fees

RECORDING FEE SCHEDULE

ACT 173 of the 2017 Regular Legislative Session

Effective August 1, 2017

The Washington Parish Clerk of Court offers customers the option to E-Record documents through partners found on our online services page.
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Payments Accepted in Office:
Cash, Check, Money Order, or Credit/Debit.

Payments Accepted by Mail:
Check or Money Order.

A “DOCUMENT” is defined as those pages presented together for filing or recording, inclusive of act, together with exhibits, riders, or additional documents attached thereto, including but not limited to powers of attorney, property description exhibits, tax certificates and researches, mortgage certificates, resolutions, certificates, and surveys (La. R.S. 13:844 (B)(1).

Every document filed for recordation shall be (La. R.S. 13844 (B) (2))**:

  • Captioned as to the type of act on the 1st page
  • Formatted with margins on the 1st page of 2″ at the top and 1″ at the bottom and sides
  • Submitted on either 8 1/2″ x 11″ paper or 81/2″ x 14″ paper
  • Formatted with type size no less than 8 point

Civil

Mortgage & Land Records

DOCUMENTS TO BE RECORDED IN ONE INDEX TYPE
Fees are assessed separately for each recording book.  Tiered fees below include up to 10 names indexed and one certified copy.
(An original and one copy should be submitted for recording.  The copy will be certified and retuned to the customer in the self-addressed, stamped envelope provided by the customer.)

* Fee includes the Louisiana Clerk remote Access Authority (LCRAA) Portal Fee of $5.00 (La. R.S. 13:754) and the Washinton Parish Government Surcharge Fee of $5.00 (La. R.S. 33:1236(55)(a)).

GENERAL RECORDATIONS

1 to 5 pages $110.00*
6 to 25 pages $210.00*
26 to 50 pages $310.00*
Each additional page over 50 $5.00 per page
Index Fee after the 10th name $5.00 per name
Debtor Fee (No SS# or Tax ID) (CCP Article 1922 C(1)) $25.00 per debtor
Conformed Copy $5.00 each (with copy of document provided)
Additional Certified Copy $10.00 each (with copy provided)
Copy $1.00 per page
Paper size larger than 8 1/2″ x 14″ $20.00 per page
Maps/ Surveys/ Plats larger than 8 1/2″ x 14″ (attached to a document) $125.00 (in addition to recording fee)
**Non Compliance Fee $15.00 per document
Self-addressed, stamped envelope provided by customer
AFFIDAVIT OF IDENTITY (La. R.S. 9:5503(E))
Judgment or Lien Prior to 07/01/2012 $23.00* (1st name, 1st page, and creditor acknowledgement included in fee)
    Each Additional Page $6.00
    Each Additional Name $3.00
Judgment or Lien after 07/01/2012 No Charge
NOTICE OF REPOSSESSION (La. R.S. 6:966.1) $75.00
MAPS/ PLATS/ RECORDINGS & OVERSIZED MAPS
1 page larger than 24″ x 24″ $125.00
1 page up to 24″ x 24″ $25.00
CANCELLATIONS
Cancellations (single cancellation) $55.00
Cancellation of Prescibed Mortgage $55.00
Cancellation of Prescribed Judgment $75.00 (Includes cancellation & Certificate of Clerk)
Cancellation of Prescribed Bond Forfeiture Judgment $75.00 (Includes cancellation & Certificate of Clerk)
Cancellation of Prescrived Notice of Seizure $55.00
Cancellation of Prescribed Tax Lien $75.00 (Includes cancellation & Certificate of Clerk)
Duplicate Cancellation Certificate $10.00
PARTIAL RELEASE (single or multiple)
1-5 pages (Includes 10 names indexed and 1 certified copy – with the copy of the document provided) $110.00*
6-25 pages (Includes 10 names indexed and 1 certified copy – with the copy of the document provided) $210.00*
Each additional page over 50 $5.00 per page
Each indexed name after 10th name $5.00 per name
MORTGAGE CERTIFICATES AND LIEN CERTIFICATES
1 Name and 1 Tract or Project $20.00
     Each Additional Name $10.00
     Each Additional Tract $20.00
COPIES OF DOCUMENTS
Copies $1.00 per page
Marriage License $10.00 per license
Certified Copy $10.00 per certification plus per page fee
MISCELLANEOUS
Research Fee/Preparation Fee $15.00
Postage Fee Actual Costs
Fax Fee (For existing charge account customers only) $5.00 per fax + $1.00 per page
Notary Fee $10.00
Criminal Search Fee $20.00 per name

 

UCC Filing Fees

DOCUMENTS TO BE RECORDED IN ONE INDEX TYPE
Fees are assessed separately for each recording book.  Tiered fees below include up to 10 names indexed and one certified copy.
(An original and one copy should be submitted for recording.  The copy will be certified and retuned to the customer in the self-addressed, stamped envelope provided by the customer.)

UCC Filing Fees  (1 Debtor Unless Noted Otherwise)

UCC-1 $30.00†
UCC-1 Fixure Filing $40.00†
UCC-1 w/ Public Finance Transaction $105.00†
UCC-1 w/ Transmitting Utility $205.00†
†Each Additional Debtor For The Above UCC-1’s $10.00
UCC-3 Amendment $25.00
Each Additional Debtor $5.00
Amendment to Add Additional Name $10.00
Termination ($5 per debtor name paid at time of original filing.)  No Charge.
UCC-1F EFS UCC and Crop Filing $35.00
UCC-1F Crop Filing $20.00
UCC-3F Amendment, Continuation, Assignment $20.00
UCC-11 Certificate $30.00
Each listing more than 10 $1.00
Certificate of Copies $3.00
Non-Standard Form Penalty:
Charged if not on the LA approved UCC Form $15.00
UCC Fees: In Addition to Above Listed Filing Fees
Attachments $2.00 per page
UCC-1 with Assignment $5.00
UCC-1F with Assignment $5.00
Miscellaneous Fees
Copy $2.00 per page
Certified Copy $10.00 + copy fee
Fax Fee $5.00 + copy fee
Customer should provide self-addressed stamped envelope