Recording Fees

*Effective November 1, 2019 - Preservation fee has increased to $10.00

Basic Recording Fees

  • First page of Deeds, Mortgages and other instruments - $18.00
  • Each additional page of same instrument - $2.00

Judgments

  • First page of Judgments & Release of Judgments - $18.00
  • Each additional page of same instrument - $2.00
  • Execution/Renewal of Judgment - $10.00

Mechanic’s & Materialman’s Liens

  • Cost of Filing Mechanic’s & Materialmen’s Lien - $20.00
  • Cost for each additional page - $2.00
  • Preparing and mailing notice (per notice) - $14.47

Release of Mechanic’s & Materialman’s Liens

  •  Release of Mechanic’s & Materialman’s Lien - $10.00*

Physician Liens, Hospital Liens & Medical Liens

  • First page of Physician, Hospital & Medical Lien - $20.00
  • Each additional page of same instrument - $2.00

Release of Physician Liens, Hospital Liens & Medical Liens

  • Release of Physician, Hospital & Medical Liens - $10.00*

Fictitious Name

  • First page of Fictitious Name - $15.00
  • Each additional page of same instrument - $2.00

 Plats

  • Plat with one block or less - $20.00
  • Plat with more than one block - $35.00

Additional Fees

  • Legal Descriptions - $1.00 per description over 25 on a page
  • If an instrument offered to the County Clerk for recording contains more than twenty-five (25) legal descriptions requiring separate entries in the indexes, the legal descriptions shall be sorted by addition, block, and lot if platted property, or by township, range, and section if described by governmental survey description. If the legal descriptions are not in order, the recording fee will be $35.00 for the first page and $10.00 for each additional page.

Transfer / Finance Fees / Taxes: 

  • Documentary Stamp Tax - $0.75 per $500 or fraction thereof of consideration
  •  Mortgage Tax - $0.10 per $100 or major fraction thereof of debt
  • The mortgage tax rate is lower if the term of the mortgage is less than five years. A separate check for the mortgage tax plus a $5.00 certification fee is due to the County Treasurer.

Searches, Copies, and Certification

  • This office does not perform any real estate searches. Please contact a local abstractor.
  • Canadian County has two local abstractors:
    • First American Title, 108 N. Rock Island, El Reno, OK 73036 Phone: (405) 262-3093
    • Old Republic Title, 215 N. Bickford, El Reno, OK 73036 Phone: (405) 262-5577

All recording fees listed above are inclusive of a $10.00 preservation fee charged for each applicable instrument recorded pursuant to Oklahoma Statute Title 28 Section 32C.

  • *This fee is the preservation fee only. Recording fees were collected when the lien was recorded.

Copies

  • Copies 8 1/2" x 11" - $1.00 per page
  • Copies 8 1/2" x 14" - $1.00 per page
  • Certification Fee per document - $1.00
  • Copies of Small Plats - $3.00
  • Copies of Large Plats - $5.00

Document / Recording Notes / Question

  • Document referencing system: Book and Page Reception Number.
    • Format example: Book RB 2024 Page 376, Reception Number R 2008 1746
  • Blanket assignments are accepted.
  • Blanket releases are accepted.
  • The original document is always returned after recording (except liens). When filed in person, the document is immediately returned. When filed by mail, the document should be returned within three (3) business days.
  • In subsequent related documents, include references to all previously recorded documents.

Indexing

  • Documents in Oklahoma are indexed two ways:
    • By legal description - this is called the "Tract Index"
    • By Grantor / Grantee name - this is called the "Miscellaneous Index"
  • Documents without a legal description will be filed in the Miscellaneous Index only. If you want the document reflected against the property, you must include a legal description.

Other Indexes

  • Judgment Liens
  • Mechanic’s and Materialman’s Liens
  • General Liens
  • Federal Tax Liens
  • State Tax Liens

Reference:

  • Oklahoma Statute Title 28 Section 32 - County Clerk - Fees
  • Oklahoma Statute Title 19 Section 245 - Fees for Electronic Records