Fee Schedule

Cover Sheet Requirement Effective May 1, 2017

In compliance with P.L. 2011, c. 217 (NJSA 46:26A-5) a cover sheet or an electronic synopsis will be required with all land documents submitted for recording. This requirement became effective on May 1, 2017.

This is considered an additional page per document and requires an additional $10.00 fee. Flat Fee documents will not require any additional payment.

For customers who record documents in hard copy format via U.S. Mail, express, courier or over the counter – a cover sheet is required. Here is a link to a PDF fillable cover sheet which must be used with your hard copy documents submitted for recording:

Salem County NJ Document Summary Sheet

Please make sure that your documents are submitted with a cover sheet after May 1, 2017. A $20.00 Additional Fee Will Be Charged for Documents Submitted Without a Cover Sheet. NJSA 46:26A-5(c) for the cost of indexing the document is charged.

Customers paying by check who submit land documents after May 1, 2017 without the required cover sheet or fee will have their unrecorded documents returned with a letter requesting the additional fee or sheet.


IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • All fees payable by the Salem County Clerk must be paid in Cash, Money Order or Check only. We do NOT accept Debit or Credit Cards
  • Documents must be mailed-in or walked-in; we do NOT e-File at this time.
  • WE WILL NOT ACCEPT ANY MORE THAN 10 DOCUMENTS PER CHECK FOR ALL RECORDING SERVICES.
  • Salem County Clerk also does NOT accept $3.00 Homeless Fees.

Certified Copies
Certification Page $10.00.
And $2.00 per page.

Indexing Fee
$6.00 per name over 5 names for all recorded documents.

Notary Fee
To have a document notarized is a $5 fee.
Please bring a Photo ID which states your current residence.

Deed
First Page $40.00 (Includes Abstracting Fee)
Each Additional Page $10.00 (Including Seller’s Residency and Affidavit of Consideration.)
+ Realty Transfer Fee if applicable.
To calculate a RT Fee call the office or visit this page:  http://www.coanj.com/RTF2/main.php
Realty Transfer Fees = $2.00 for the first $500 or part thereof up to $150,000; the fee then increases to $3.35 for each $500 or part thereof over $150,000; the fee then increases to $3.90 for each $500 or part thereof over $200,000.

Deed Corrective (New)
First Page $40.00 (Includes Abstracting Fee)
Original Deed Notation $10.00
Each Additional Page $10.00 (Including Seller’s Residency and Affidavit of Consideration.)
**Must state a reason for correcting on the document.

Deed Re-Recorded (Same)
First Page $40.00 (Includes Abstracting Fee)
Original Deed Notation $10.00
Each Additional Page $10.00 (Including Seller’s Residency and Affidavit of Consideration.)
**Must state a reason for re-recording on the document’s first page.
**Must be re-signed by Grantor’s, Attorney’s Office OR the Title Agency stating the changes and then the signature must be acknowledged.

Easements
First Page $40.00 (Includes Abstracting Fee)
Each Additional Page $10.00

Power of Attorney
First Page $30.00
Each Additional Page $10.00

Final Judgments
First Page $40.00 (Includes Abstracting Fee)
Each Additional Page $10.00
Each Notation $10.00

Deed Restrictions
First Page $40.00 (Includes Abstracting Fee)
Each Additional Page $10.00
Each Notation $10.00

Mortgage
First Page $30.00
Each Additional Page $10.00

Mortgage Corrective (New)
First Page $40.00 (Includes Original Mortgage Notation)
Each Additional Page $10.00
**Must state a reason for correcting on the document.

Mortgage Re-Recorded (Same)
First Page $40.00 (Includes Original Mortgage Notation)
Each Additional Page $10.00
**Must state a reason for re-recording on the document’s first page.
**Must be re-signed by Grantor’s, Attorney’s Office OR the Title Agency stating the changes and then the signature must be acknowledged.

Mortgage Assignment, Subordination or Modification
First Page $40.00 (Includes Original Mortgage Notation)
Each Additional Page $10.00
Each Additional Notation $10.00

Mortgage Discharge
First Page $40.00 (Includes Original Mortgage Notation)
Each Additional Page $10.00
Each Additional Notation $10.00

Release of Mortgage
First Page $40.00 (Includes Original Mortgage Notation)
Each Additional Page $10.00
Each Additional Notation $10.00

Cancellation of Mortgage
Complete Original Mortgage $20.00
If any Portion of the Document is Missing or is a Copy of an Original Page, a Discharge of Mortgage must be Recorded, Additional Fees Apply.

Cancellation of a Tax Sale Certificate
Complete Original Tax Sale $20.00
If any Portion of the Document is Missing or is a Copy of an Original Page, a Tax Sale Redemption must be Recorded, Additional Fees Apply.

Tax Sale Certificate
Front & Back of Certificate $40.00

Redemption of Tax Sale
First Page $40.00 (Includes Original Tax Sale Notation)
Each Additional Page $10.00
Each Additional Notation $10.00

Notice of Lis Pendens
First Page $40.00 (Includes Original Tax Sale/Mortgage Notation)
Each Additional Page $10.00
Each Additional Notation $10.00

Discharge Lis Pendens
First Page $40.00 (Includes Original Tax Sale/Mortgage Notation)
Each Additional Page $10.00
Each Additional Notation $10.00

Notice of Settlements
Per Document (2 party) $20.00 Flat Fee
Per Document (3 party) $40.00 Flat Fee

Federal Tax Lien
Filing of Lien $25.00
Release of Lien $25.00

Honorable Discharge/DD 214
No Fee

Inheritance Tax Waivers
Flat Fee $15.00

UCC Financing Statements
All UCC Filings and Name Searches $25.00 Flat Fee

Municipal Recordings
Per Document $8.00
Must be sent in by the Township’s Solicitor OR the Township to be accepted.

Maps
Mylar Map $55.00.
2 Mylar’s of each map are required, per N.J.S.A. 46:26A-5(d).
(A paper copy of the map may be included with the Mylar’s and stamped with recording information if requested.)

Trade Names & Amendments
$50 Fee. Cash or Money Order ONLY. Form is created in the office by an employee.
Only for Sole Proprietor’s or General Partnerships. Cannot have the words “Inc.” or “LLC” in the title.
For any further questions concerning Business Registration visit the State of New Jersey’s website at
www.state.nj.us/njbgs or call 1-609-292-9292.

Trade Name Dissolutions
$25 Fee. Cash or Money Order ONLY. Form is created in the office by an employee.

Notary Public – New, Renewals and Change of Name/Address
State of New Jersey Notary Application Fee $25.
County Clerk’s Office Oath Taking Fee $15. (Driver’s License required.)

Recording and filing fees are set by the State of New Jersey. Please contact the state with any questions.