Recording

Recording Information, Property Recording, Deed Recording Information

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Deed Recording Requirements


PER FLORIDA STATUTE 695.26 


The signature of the grantor(s) must be notarized and the name and address of each grantor must be printed below each signature. Notary's name must be printed below signature.  


Deed must have two witnesses signatures subscribing to the grantor(s) signature and their names must be printed below their signature.


A complete legal description of the property must appear on the deed.


Mailing address of the grantee must appear on the face of the deed.  


Preparer’s name and address must appear on the face of the deed.


A 3 X 3 inch space at the top right corner reserved for use by the clerk of the court.


Recording fees are $10.00 for the first page (single side only) and $8.50 for each additional page of the same document.


Documentary stamp tax is $.70 per $100.00 or a fraction thereof based on the total consideration of the conveyance. A minimum doc stamp of $.70 is due if a minimum consideration is showing on the face of the deed. 


Personal checks are not accepted. Business checks, cashiers checks and money orders should be made payable to the Clerk of the Circuit Court.


Additional $1.00 per name Indexing fee is charged on all documents with more than 4 party names. (This includes aka, fka, dba, sbm, trustee & individually, the trust name, etc.


Deed must contain original ink signatures.  Photocopies will not be accepted. 
       
Please provide a self addressed, postage paid envelope for return of recorded document.


Please mail document to:


Osceola County Clerk of Court
Attn: Recording Department
2 Courthouse Square
Kissimmee, FL 34741



 

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Related Fees

The Clerk’s Office accepts cash, cashier’s checks, money orders, business checks, Visa, Master Card, Discover, and American Express card payments only. We do not accept personal checks.

Insertion of Book/Page on documents (Per Insertion)
$1.00
Recording, Indexing any instrument not more than 14″ x 8 1/2″
First Page (one side only)
$10.00

Each Additional Page
$8.50
Notice of Lis Pendens, Lis Pendens, Amended Notice of Lis Pendens, Amended Lis Pendens
First Page (one side only)
$5.00

Each Additional Page
$4.00
Release of Lis Pendens, Discharge of Lis Pendens, Notice of Dismissal or Notice/Order Dropping Parties when a previous Lis Pendens was filed
First Page (one side only)
$10.00

Each Additional Page
$8.50

Indexing instruments recorded in Official Records which contain more than four names Per additional name
$1.00
Recording of Plats & Condominium Exhibits, over 8 1/2″ x 14″
First Page
$30.00

Each Additional Page
$15.00

Searches of records, for each year searched
$2.00
Making copies of any instrument recorded in Public Records (per page)
Up to size 8 1/2″ x 14″
$1.00

Over 8 1/2″ x 14″
$5.00

Certifying copies of any instrument in Public Records
$2.00

OR Images available on CD
$42.00

Preparing Clerk’s Certificate (verifying information presented for certification)
$7.00

Preparing, Attesting, Signing & Sealing Declaration of Domicile plus cost of Recording
$10.50

For Approving a bond
$8.50
Certificate of transfer of lien to security pursuant to
Sections 713.24 & 55.10 F.S.
$20.00

Additional charge for each additional lien
$10.00
Fee for returned checks
$0.01 to $50.00
$25.00

$50.01 to $300.00
$30.00

$300.01 to $800.00
$40.00

$800.01 or Greater 5% of Face Value
$0.00