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PURSUANT TO SECTION 17.1-227 OF THE CODE OF VIRGINIA, AS AMENDED,
THIS CLERK’S OFFICE WILL NOT KNOWINGLY ACCEPT ANY INSTRUMENT SUBMITTED FOR RECORDATION IN THE DEED BOOK THAT INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING:

GRANTOR’S SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
GRANTEE’S SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
TRUSTEE’S SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER

Click here for: Online Deed Fee Calculator

NOTE:  Effective July 1, 2020, recording fees will increase by $4.00--a $2.00 increase from $1.50 to $3.50 for the Virginia State Library fee and a $2.00 increase from $1.00 to $3.00 for the Open Space Preservation Fee.

Use the statutory tax rates along with the fees as set out below:

  1. Clerk’s fee for each deed, deed of trust , or correction, which includes fee for open space preservation (not applicable in all jurisdictions)
    • Deed with 1 to 10 pages - $22     $26.00 effective 7/1/2020
    • Deed with 11 to 30 pages - $36   $40.00 effective 7/1/2020
    • Deed with 31 or more pages - $56   $60.00 effective 7/1/2020
  2. Deeds of Conveyance/Bargain & Sale:
    • Clerk's fee as set out in item (1) above - plus $1.00 transfer fee, and grantor and grantee taxes. Additional $20.00 Deed Processing Fee unless grantee tax does not apply
  3. Deeds of Trust, Supplemental Deeds of Trust, Modification Agreements
    • Clerk's fee as set out in item (1) above - plus grantee tax. Additional $20 Deed Processing Fee, unless grantee tax does not apply
  4. Deeds of Partition
    • Clerk's fee as set out in item (1) above - plus $1.75 transfer fee.
  5. Deed Between Husband and Wife
    • Clerk's fee as set out in item (1) above - plus $1.00 transfer fee. (Minimum Fee: $23.00) $27.00 7/1/2020
  6. Deed Pursuant to Divorce
    • Clerk's fee as set out in item (1) above - plus $1.00 transfer fee. (Minimum Fee: $23.50) $27.50 7/1/2020
  7. Deed of Gift
    • Clerk's fee as set out in item (1) above - plus $1.00 transfer fee. (Minimum Fee: $23.00) $27.00 7/1/2020
  8. Deed of Easement
    • Clerk's fee as set out in item (1) above plus $20.00 deed processing fee plus grantee tax. (Minimum Fee: $42.33) ($46.33 71/2/2020)
  9. Documents requiring Clerk's fee only, except deeds and deeds of trust, as listed below
    • Documents with 1 to 10 pages - $22.00             $26.00 7/1/2020
    • Documents with 11 to 30 pages - $36.00           $40.00 7/1/2020
    • Documents with 31 or more pages - $56.00      $60.00 7/1/2020
      (Each action within a document will be charged as a separate document)
    • Assignments, Certificate of Transfer
    • Power of Attorney, Revocation of Power of Attorney
    • Subordinations, Appointment of Substitute Trustees
    • Third Party Tax Payment Agreement
    • Homestead Deeds
    • Court orders or decrees, Name Change
    • Mechanic's Lien, Release of Mechanic's Lien
    • Plats & Survey (must be approved by proper County or Town Officials)
    • Lis Pendens, Release of Lis Pendens
  10. Deed of Release or Partial Release
    • Fee of $23.50 for up to 10 pages   $27.50 7/1/2020
  11. Certificate of Satisfaction/Partial Satisfaction
    1. Total Fee of $46.00                           $46.00 7/1/2020