Recording Fee Schedule

Click here for a printer-friendly fee schedule effective November 30, 2017 at 4:15 PM.

Important Information About Recording Documents:

  • Our office does not accept blanket documents of any kind.
  • All paper documents sent for recording must include a self-addressed stamped envelope of sufficient size to accommodate documents.
  • Deeds with Trusts cannot be eRecorded and must be submitted for recording by mail or in person at our office.
  • For all credit card transactions, a convenience fee of 2.65% of the transaction will be added.
  • We request that all documents meet certain document standards. Click here for more information.
  • When recording deeds, two separate checks are required: one (1) for the recording fee and one (1) for the Realty Transfer Tax.
  • Documents requiring Statement of Value forms shall be accompanied by two (2) original Statement of Value forms (completely filled in). Fee: $1.50. For Relocation Deeds, documents shall be accompanied by two (2) sets, four (4) total, of original Statement of Value forms (completely filled in). Click here for Statement of Value forms and more information about Realty Transfer Taxes.
  • Where the property is located in two or more taxing authorities, the deed shall indicate the value of the property in each taxing authority for local realty transfer tax purposes. There is a $5.50 fee for the first unique parcel ID number in each of the different taxing authorities.
  • All checks should be made payable to "Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds," "Montco Recorder of Deeds," "Montgomery County ROD" or "Montco ROD."
  • As of July 1, 2018, the Common Level Ratio Factor is 1.96.

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Fee schedule effective November 30, 2017, 4:15 PM.

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JEANNE SORG

MONTGOMERY COUNTY
RECORDER OF DEEDS

Ph: 610-278-3294
Fax: 610-278-3869

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Document 
Type
Base Fee 
Up to 4 names,
4 pages, 1 parcel
Each Add'l
name over 4
Each Add'l
page over 4
Each Add'l
Parcel
Deed
$86.75
$1.00 $4.00 $15.50
     Award $86.75 $1.00 $4.00 $15.50
     Confirmation $86.75 $1.00 $4.00 $15.50
     Consolidation $86.75 $1.00 $4.00 $15.50
     Correction $86.75 $1.00 $4.00 $15.50
     Dedication $86.75 $1.00 $4.00 $15.50
     Foreclosure $86.75 $1.00 $4.00 $15.50
     Grant $86.75 $1.00 $4.00 $15.00
     Relocation $173.50 $1.00 $4.00 $15.50
     Sheriff's Deed $86.75 $1.00 $4.00 $15.50
     Statement of Value Forms Read above for fee.               
Court Order Deed $86.75 $1.00 $4.00 $15.50
Easement $86.75 $1.00 $4.00 $15.50
Lease $86.75 $1.00 $4.00 $15.50
Proprietary Lease $86.75 $1.00 $4.00 $15.50
Right of Way $86.75 $1.00 $4.00 $15.50
Deed Miscellaneous $73.75 $ .50 $2.00 $15.00
     Assignments of Rents/Leases $73.75 $ .50 $2.00 $15.00
     Condo Codes of Regulation $73.75 $ .50 $2.00 $15.00
     Consent Form $73.75 $ .50 $2.00 $15.00
     Declaration of Condominium $73.75 $ .50 $2.00 $15.00
     Declaration of Taking or Trust $73.75 $ .50 $2.00 $15.00
     Distribution $73.75 $ .50 $2.00 $15.00
     Lis Pendens $73.75 $ .50 $2.00 $15.00
General Misc. with Parcel $75.75 $ .50 $2.00 $15.00
General Misc. without Parcel $60.75 $ .50 $2.00   
Mortgage $86.75 $1.00 $4.00 $15.50
Court Order Mortgage $86.75 $1.00 $4.00 $15.50
Other Types of Mortgages                
     Agreement $80.75 $ .50 $2.00 $15.00
     Amendment $80.75 $ .50 $2.00 $15.00
     Assignment $80.75 $ .50 $2.00 $15.00
     Extension $80.75 $ .50 $2.00 $15.00
     Modification $80.75 $ .50 $2.00 $15.00
     Release $80.75 $ .50 $2.00 $15.00
     Subordination $80.75 $ .50 $2.00 $15.00
     Supplemental Indenture $75.75 $ .50 $2.00 $15.00
Satisfaction $80.75 $ .50 $2.00 $15.00
Court Order Satisfaction $80.75 $ .50 $2.00 $15.00
Other Document Types            
     Articles of Incorporation $25.50 $1.00 $2.00   
     Charter $25.50 $1.00 $2.00   
     Commission - District Judge $21.50         
     Commission - Police & Oath $21.50          
     Ordinances $20.50 $ .50 $2.00   
     Power of Attorney $18.50 $ .50 $2.00   
     Power of Attorney - Revocation $18.50 $ .50 $2.00   
     Veterans Discharge Papers No Charge         
Notary Public & Bond $38.50         
     Change of Address $20.00         
     Change of Name $20.00          
Plans             
     Misc. Oversized Plan
     (11x17 up to 24x36)
$25.00 per exhibit         
     Plan Size Required, 24x36;
     Mylar, Linen or Paper
$65.00
$25.00 ea.
add'l page
$15.00
     Condominium Plans, 24x36 $65.00
$25.00 ea.
add'l page
$15.00
     Highway or Mining Plans $35.00
$3.00 $15.00
UCC (finance statements) $100.00         
Miscellaneous Fees            
     Rejection Fee for incomplete
     or incorrect document
$10.00         
     Incorrect Check Amount up to $5.00         
     NSF return check $30.00         
     Document w/o envelope            
           Single Document $1.00         
           Multiple Documents $5.00         
     Refund Check $5.00         
     Incomplete Check            
           Single Document $1.00         
           Multiple Documents $5.00