Bergen County Fees

LAND RECORD SERVICES
One of the County Clerk’s most important and longstanding functions is the recording of legal documents associated with the buying and selling of property, such as mortgages and deeds, and other documents affecting real estate. Below is a list of all such documents and their associated fees.

DOCUMENT DIRECTORY & RECORDING FEES

Real Estate Documents:

Deed (includes $10.00 tax abstract fee) $43.00 First page plus $10. each additional page
Mortgage $33.00 First page plus $10. each additional page
Contract of Sale $33.00 First page plus $10. each additional page
Leases – Landlord/Tenant $33.00 First page plus $10. each additional page
Tax Sale Certificate $33.00 First page plus $10. each additional page
Power of Attorney $33.00 First page plus $10. each additional page
Documents of Mortgage OR Tax Sale Certificate including: Assignment, Discharge, Extension, Modification, Postponement, Redemption, Release, Subordination. $43.00 First page plus $10. each additional page, includes $10. marginal notation
Lis Pendens – Recorded $30.00 First page plus $10. each additional page
Lis Pendens – Foreclosure $40.00
Discharge of Lis Pendens $10.00
Amendment of Lis Pendens $10.00
Cancellation of Mortgage OR Tax Sale Certificate $23.00
Cancellation of Re-Recorded
Mortgage OR Tax Sale Certificate
$23.00 For each recording
Vacation $33.00
Notice of Settlement $20.00
Notice of Settlements – Contract and Mortgage Commitment $40.00
Disclaimer $15.00
Municipality Recording X $15.00

Certified Copies :

Any Document (except Military) $10.00 First page plus $2.00 for each page of the document
Military $1.00

UCC Filings:

Financing Statements – UCC-1 $25.00
Financing Statement with an Assignment $50.00
Continuation – UCC-3 $25.00
Amendment $25.00
Subordination $25.00
Assignment $25.00
Assumption $25.00
Termination $25.00
Partial Release $25.00

Contruction Lien:

Construction Lien $15.00 First page plus $5.00 each additional page
Amended Construction Lien $15.00 First page plus $5.00 each additional page
Notice of Unpaid Balance & Right to File (NUB) $15.00 First page plus $5.00 each additional page
Discharge of Construction Lien $30.00 First page plus $5.00 each additional page
Discharge Notice of Unpaid Balance and
Right to File (NUB)
$30.00 First page plus $5.00 each additional page
Discharge by Bond $30.00 First page plus $5.00 each additional page
Inheritance Tax Waiver $15.00

Tax Lien:

Federal Tax Lien $25.00
Release of Federal Tax Lien $25.00
Inadvertently Filed Federal Tax Lien $25.00
Withdrawal of Federal Tax Lien $25.00
Non Attachment of Federal Tax Lien $25.00
Certificate of Discharge of Property from Tax Lien $25.00
Institutional Lien $15.00
Discharge of Institutional Lien $15.00
Physician’s Lien $15.00
Discharge of Physician’s Lien $15.00
Discharge by Court Order $10.00

NOTE:

Any Document for Re-Recording $10.00 plus recording fees
For Each Additional Page $10.00
For Each Additional Marginal Notation
(Mark Off)
$10.00
Indexing – Any Recorded Instrument in Excess of Five (5) Names $6.00 Each additional name