Personal Checks and Credit/Debit cards are not accepted. Payment accepted in our office is CASH only. Payment by mail must be money order.

Click on tabs below to calculate costs for copies and recording. When presenting a document for recording by mail or in person, send or bring a Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope for prompt return. If presenting in person without a self-addressed stamped envelope you may take the original recorded document with you for a fee of .50 cents per page.

Register or File Instruments in General

Fee Pages Type of Instrument Description
$26
$4
First 15 Pages
Each Add'l Page
Corporation Charters, Partnerships
& Other Instruments
Pages larger than 8 ½" x 14" are treated as two pages
$26
$4
First 15 Pages
Each Add'l Page
Deeds Pages larger than 8 ½" x 14" are treated as two pages
$56
$4
First 15 Pages
Each Add'l Page
Deeds of Trust or Mortgages Pages larger than 8 ½" x 14" are treated as two pages
$64
$4
First 35 Pages
Each Add'l Page
EFFECTIVE 10/1/16: Deeds of Trust or Mortgages Pages larger than 8 ½" x 14" are treated as two pages
None   Cancellation of Deeds of Trust There is no fee to register a cancellation.
$10 Each Add'l subsequent instrument index reference on Assignments only Fee incurred at the second index and each additional index.
$2 Each party All documents For each party to be indexed when it exceeds 20
$10 Each Add'l
Instrument
Each Add'l Instrument With indication on first page it contains two or more instruments that could be recorded separately (i.e. Deed of Trust and Request for Notice) Note: Register is not required to index multiple instrument whose title does not appear on first page.
$25 Each Non-Standard Documents Fee in addition to other applicable recording fees (see GS 161-14b for recording standards).
$5 Each Instrument Comparing Copy for Certification Comparing and certifying copy of instrument filed for registration when copy is furnished by party filing instrument at time of recording.
$5 Each Acknowledgement For taking acknowledgment, oath or affirmation, or for performance of any notarial act, done in conjunction with any official action performed within the Register of Deeds office.
$26
$4
First 15 Pages
Each Add'l Page
Removal of Graves Certificate Pages larger than 8 ½" x 14" are treated as two pages
$26
$4
First 15 Pages
Each Add'l Page
Notice of Foreclosure Pages larger than 8 ½" x 14" are treated as two pages
$21 Each Page Plats/Condos Each original or revised plat/condo recorded. The standard size of plats/condo for recording in Forsyth County is 18" x 24," although the accepted size includes 24" x 36".
$21
$5
First Page
Each Add'l Page
Highway Right of Way Plans Each original or amended plan recorded
$5 Each Page Transportation Corridor Maps Each original or amended map recorded

Real Estate Copies

Fee Pages Type of Instrument Description
25¢ Per Page Uncertified Copies Information only
$5
$2
First Page
Each Add'l Page
Deed, Deed of Trust, Plat,
Easements, Covenants
Certified copies are good for any legal purpose
$3 Each Extra Large Plats -
Uncertified
Uncertified copies of plats larger than 24" x 36"
$2 Each Large Plats -
Uncertified
Uncertified copies of plats larger than 8 ½" x 11"
25¢ Each Small Plats -
Uncertified
Uncertified copies of 8 ½" x 11" plats
75¢ Mailing Fee n/a To avoid this fee, you can provide a self addressed and stamped envelope.

Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)

Fee Pages Type of Instrument Description
$38
$45
$2
1-2 Pages
3-10 Pages
Each Add'l Page Over 10
UCC Original Financing Statement, Amendment, Collateral Release, Assignment, Termination or Continuation effective 7/1/2001, only original financing statements and amendments whose collateral include fixtures, timber to be cut, or as-extracted collateral should be filed in the local office.

Military Service Records

Fee Type of Instrument Description
None Discharge Records Filing and recording Military Service records.
None Certified Copies There is no fee for copies, but access is limited.
Military Discharge Records
Identity Theft
Thank A Veteran Discount Program

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