County Clerk

Real Property Fees and Information

All recordings must be sent to the Denton location.
You must include the appropriate request/payment form if submitting your document or copy request via mail or fax. These required forms can be found at the following link.

Filings & Plats received for roundtrip processing will not be accepted after 4:00PM.  Package may be left to be filed of record no later than the next business day.

All walk-in filings and plats can be processed at the Denton or Lewisville locations Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm.

REAL PROPERTY RECORDING FEE SCHEDULE

(Effective October 1, 2013)    


Accepted forms of payment include: cash, money order, cashier check, credit card, business check or personal check.

GENERAL RECORDING FEES:

Total Cost

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First page

$26.001,2,4

TX Local Gov. Code §118.011(a)

       PLUS Recording information page (Required)

$4.00

TX Local Gov. Code §118.011(a)(2)

        PLUS Each additional page

       (any print on the back is considered a page)

$4.00

TX Local Gov. Code §118.011(a)(2)

BLANKET ASSIGNMENT:

Total Cost

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PLUS each additional name, after the first five (5) names

$0.25

TX Local Gov. Code §118.011(a)(2)

 

UCC FEES:

Total Cost

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UCC filed in person/writing 1-2 pages

$40.001,2,4

TX Bus. & Comm. Code §9.525(a)(1)

UCC filed in person/writing 3 pages or more

$55.001,2,4

TX Bus. & Comm. Code §9.525(a)(2)

UCC filed by other authorized means; any number of pages

$30.001,2,4

TX Bus. & Comm. Code §9.525(a)(3)

 

PLAT FEES:

Total Cost

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24"x36" see requirements for filing plats

        Two sets will be stamped at no charge

$50.00 per page

TX Local Gov. Code §118.011(c)

PLUS each additional file-marked page

$0.25 each

TX Local Gov. Code §118.011(c)

Copy of plat on file (24"x36")

$5.00

TX Local Gov. Code §118.011(c)

MISCELLANEOUS FEES:

Total Cost

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DBA/Assumed Name Certificate (notarized)

$24.001,2,4

TX Bus. & Comm. Code §71.155(a)

Plus for each additional name listed

$0.50

TX Bus. & Comm. Code §71.155(a)

DBA/Assumed Name Certificate (clerk acknowledged)

$25.001,2,3,4

TX Bus. & Comm. Code §71.155(a)

Plus for each additional name listed

$0.50

TX Bus. & Comm. Code §71.155(a)

Abandonment of DBA/Assumed Name Certificate

See Assumed Name fees

TX Bus. & Comm. Code §71.153(c)

Federal Tax Lien

$31.001,2,4

TX Property Code §14.005

State Tax Lien

$16.001,2

TX Local Gov. Code §118.011(a)

Release of Federal Tax Lien

$31.001,2,4

TX Property Code §14.005

Military Honorable Discharge/DD-214

No Charge $0.00

TX Gov. Code §603.003; LGC §192.002

Posting Notice of Sale – Flat fee

$3.002

TX Property Code §51.002(f)

Mark & Brand Registration

$26.001,2,4

TX Local Gov. Code §118.011(a)(9)

Bond to Indemnify Fee

 

COPIES (certified or non-certified):

Total Cost

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Clerk's Certificate (if applicable)

$5.00

TX Local Gov. Code §118.011(a)(3)

        PLUS per page or part of a page

$1.00

TX Local Gov. Code §118.011(a)

Records search (if applicable)

$10.00 per entry

TX Local Gov. Code §118.011(c)

1.        Fee includes a $10.00 Records Management and Preservation Fee (TX Local Gov. Code §118.011(b)(2)).

2.        Fee includes a $1.00 Courthouse Security Fee (TX Local Gov. Code §291.008(d)).

3.        Fee includes a $1.00 Oath Administration Fee (TX Local Gov. Code §118.011(a)(10)).

4.        Fee includes a $10.00 Records Archive Fee (TX Local Gov. Code §118.011(f)).





VITAL RECORDS FEE SCHEDULE

(Effective October 1, 2013)



Accepted forms of payment include: cash, money order, cashier check, credit card, business check or personal check.

MARRIAGE LICENSE FEES:

Total Cost

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License (without authorized premarital education certificate)

$82.001,2,3,5

TX Local Gov. Code §118.011(a)(7)

License (with authorized premarital education certificate)

$22.001,2,3,5

TX Local Gov. Code §118.018(b-1)

Declaration of Informal Marriage

$47.001,2,3,5

TX Local Gov. Code §118.011(a)(8)

Duplicate marriage license

$34.00

TX Local Gov. Code §118.011(c)

MARRIAGE LICENSE COPIES:

Total Cost

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Certified copy of marriage license

$26.003,4

TX LGC §118.011(a)(3) & TAC § 181.22(h)

        PLUS per page or part of a page

$1.00

TX Local Gov. Code §118.011(a)(3)

Non certified copy of marriage license

$1.003

TX Local Gov. Code §118.011(a)(4)

        PLUS per page or part of a page

$1.00

TX Local Gov. Code §118.011(a)(4)

Record verification/search conducted by clerk (includes certification)

$16.00

TX LGC §118.011(a)(3) & TAC § 181.22(h)

 

BIRTH CERTIFICATE FEES:

Total Cost

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Search and Copy of birth certificate

$23.003,4,6

TX Admin. Code §§181.22(a) & (c)

Additional copies of birth certificate

$23.00 each3,4,6

TX Admin. Code §§181.22(a) & (c)

Birth verification/search conducted by clerk (includes certification)

$18.003,6

TX LGC §118.011(a)(3) & TAC § 181.22(g)

DEATH CERTIFICATE FEES:

Total Cost

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Search and first copy of death certificate per request

$21.003,4

TX Admin. Code §181.22(b)

Additional copies requested at time of initial request

$4.00 each3

TX Admin. Code §181.22(b)

Death verification/search conducted by clerk (includes certification)

$16.00

TX LGC §118.011(a)(3) & TAC § 181.22(g)

 

1.        Fee includes a $10.00 Records Management and Preservation Fee (TX Local Gov. Code §118.011(b)(2)).

2.        Fee includes a $1.00 Courthouse Security Fee (TX Local Gov. Code §291.008(d)).

3.        Fee includes a $1.00 Vital Statistics Records Preservation Fee (TX Health & Safety Code §191.0045(h))

4.        Fee includes a $10.00 Texas Online Fee (TX Admin. Code §181.22(s)).

5.        Fee includes a $10.00 Records Archive Fee (TX Local Gov. Code §118.011(f)).

6.        Fee includes a $2.00 Surcharge Fee (TX Health & Safety Code §191.0045(e)).