Fee Schedule

Note: Morris County does not collect any fees to fund a Homeless Trust Fund.

Please see our payment for services policy.

Agreements
First page $30.00
Each additional page $10.00
Indexing fee $6.00 per name in excess of 5 names
Aircraft Liens
Lien $15.00
Assignment of Mortgage
First page to include marginal notation fee $40.00
Each additional notations $10.00 each
Each additional page $10.00
Indexing fee of $6.00 per name in excess of 5 names
Cancellation of Mortgage
Each recording $20.00
Cancellation of Tax Sale Certificate
Each recording $20.00
Certificate of Incorporation
Religious Banking & Insurance ONLY $25.00
Certified Copies
Per page $1.00
Certification $10.00
County Clerk Certificate for Notary or Registered Attorneys
Certificate $5.00
County ID Cards
Senior ID Card (55 and older) $15.00
Construction Lien; Notice of Unpaid Balance and the right to file a Lien; Amended Construction Liens; Amended Notice of Unpaid Balance
First page $15.00
Each additional page $5.00
Each marginal notation $5.00
Indexing fee $6.00 per name in excess of 5 names
Discharge of Notice of Unpaid Balance
First page to include marginal notation fee $20.00
Each additional page $5.00
Indexing fee $6.00 per name in excess of 5 names
Discharge of Construction Lien
First page to include marginal notation fee $20.00
Each additional page $5.00
Deeds
First page to include tax abstract $40.00
Each additional page $10.00
Affidavit of Consideration for use by Seller/Buyer (RTF-1 & RTF-EE) $10.00 each
NJ Seller’s Residency forms (GIT/REP) $10.00 each
NJ Non-Resident forms (GIT/REP 1) $10.00 each
Indexing fee $6.00 per name in excess of 5 names
Developers Agreement
First page $30.00
Each additional page $10.00
Discharge of Mortgage
First page to include marginal notation fee $40.00
Additional notations $10.00 each
Each additional page $10.00
Indexing fee $6.00 per name in excess of 5 names
Disclaimer
Disclaimer $15.00
Easement
First page to include tax abstract $40.00
Each additional page $10.00
Indexing fee $6.00 per name in excess of 5 names

 

Lis Pendens (Chancery)
First page $30.00
Each additional page $10.00
Indexing fee $6.00 per name in excess of 5 names
Lis Pendens (Foreclosure)
First page to include the 1st marginal notation $40.00
Additional marginal notations $10.00 each
Each additional page $10.00
Indexing fee $6.00 per name in excess of 5 names
Discharge of Lis Pendens (Chancery)
First page to include marginal notation $40.00
Each additional page $10.00
Indexing fee $6.00 per name in excess of 5 name
Discharge of Lis Pendens (Foreclosure)
First page to include 2 marginal notations; original mortgage & original recorded Lis Pendens book & page/file/instrument number $50.00
Each additional page $10.00
Indexing fee $6.00 per name in excess of 5 names
Maps
To file per page $55.00
Standard copy (18’’x14’’) $1.00
Full size $5.00
Smaller Maps $0.05
Tax Maps $0.05
To include mortgage assignments, discharges, postponements, modifications, subordination of mortgages, releases and partial releases.
Mortgage
First page $30.00
Each additional page $10.00
Marginal notation fee $10.00 each
Re-recording of mortgage marginal notation fee $10.00 each
Cancellation of mortgage $20.00 per recording
Indexing fee $6.00 per name in excess of 5 names
Mortgage Modification
First page to include marginal notation fee $40.00
Each additional page $10.00
Additional marginal notations $10.00 each
Indexing fee of $6.00 per name in excess of 5 names
Notary Public of New Jersey
Oath of Office $15.00
Qualification $15.00
Change of Name $15.00
Change of Address No charge
Notice of Settlement
Contract 2 parties $20.00
Mortgage Commitment 2 parties $20.00
Notice of Settlement 3 Parties $40.00
Partial Release of Mortgage
First page to include marginal notation fee $40.00
Each additional page $10.00
Indexing fee $6.00 per name in excess of 5 names
Partnership Agreements
First page $50.00
Each Additional page $10.00
Indexing fee $6.00 per name in excess of 5 names
Physicians Diploma
Diploma $25.00
Postponement of Mortgage
First page to include marginal notation fee $40.00
Each additional page $10.00
Indexing fee $6.00 per name in excess of 5 names
Power of Attorney
First page $30.00
Each additional page $10.00
Indexing fee $6.00 per name in excess of 5 names
Realty Transfer Tax Fees/Calculator

Use this convenient calculator to help estimate your fees.

Total Consideration Not in Excess of $350,000

Regular & New Construction

  • $2.00 per $500 not in excess of $150,000
  • $3.35 per $500 in excess of $150,000 but not in excess of $200,000
  • $3.90 per $500 in excess of $200,000 but not in excess of $350,000

Sr. Citizen, Blind, Disabled

  • $.50 per $500 up to $150,000
  • $1.25 per $500 over $150,000 but not in excess of $350,000

Total Consideration in Excess of $350,000

Regular & New Construction

  • $2.90 per $500 not in excess of $150,000
  • $4.255 per $500 in excess of $150,000 but not in excess of $200,000
  • $4.80 per $500 in excess of $200,000 but not in excess of $550,000
  • $5.30 per $500 in excess of $550,000 but not in excess of $850,000
  • $5.80 per $500 in excess of $850,000 but not in excess of $1,000,000
  • $6.05 per $500 in excess of $1,000,000

Sr. Citizen, Blind, Disabled

  • $1.40 per $500 up to $150,000
  • $2.15 per $500 over $150,000 but not in excess of $550,000
  • $2.65 per $500 over $550,000 but not in excess of $850,000
  • $3.15 per $500 over $850,000 but not in excess of $1,000,000
  • $3.40 per $500 over $1,000,000

Millionaire Realty Transfer Fee

(property value over $1,000,000) 1.00% of consideration

Other

Nonresident Individuals Income Tax Withholding 2.00% of consideration

Release of Mortgage
First page to include marginal notation fee $40.00
Each additional page $10.00
Indexing fee $6.00 per name in excess of 5 names
Re-Recorded Documents
First page to include marginal notation fee/tax abstract $40.00
Each additional page $10.00
Additional marginal notations $10.00 each
Indexing fee $6.00 per name in excess of 5 names
Subordination of Mortgage
First page to include the marginal notation fee $40.00
Each additional marginal notation after the first $10.00
Each additional page $10.00
Indexing fee $6.00 per name in excess of 5 names
Tax Liens
Federal Tax $25.00
Release of Tax Liens $25.00
Tax Sale Certificate
First page $30.00
Each additional page (required recording of back page) $10.00
Cancellation of Tax Sale Certificate $20.00
Redemption of Tax Sale Certificate to include marginal notation $40.00
Each additional page $10.00
Tax Waiver
Waiver $15.00
Trade Name Certificate
Certificate $50.00
Certified true copy $2.00
Amended Trade Name
Name $55.00
Certified true copy $2.00
Cancellation of Trade Name
Cancellation $25.00
Certified true copy $2.00
Uniform Commercial Code/UCC; UCC3
Financing statement $25.00
Financing statement with assignment $50.00
Amendments; Continuations; Partial Releases; Releases & Terminations $25.00
Veteran's Discharge DD-214
Record Discharge No charge
Veteran's Vendor License
License No charge

Payment for Services Policy

This office will accept cash, personal and business checks as well as money orders in payment of services performed, subject to the following restrictions:

  1. Only cash, business checks, certified checks or money orders are acceptable for County ID Cards, Notary Public Oaths or the filing of Trade Name Certificates. We can no longer accept personal checks for these services.
  2. All realty transfer tax checks must be a certified check or an attorney’s trust/escrow account check.
  3. Checks may not be post-dated or have the date altered in any way.
  4. All checks must bear a name, address and bank account number.
  5. All personal checks must have a personal or business phone number on the front of the check.
  6. All business checks must have a business phone number on the front of the check.
  7. No checks will be accepted from a third party, other than a party involved in the transaction (eg. Seller, buyer, their attorneys, licensed title company, or licensed financial institution).
  8. No checks will be accepted after sixty (60) days of the issue date.
  9. Checks returned to this office unpaid by the bank will be subject to a $60.00 service charge.

Deeds

This site is for the Affidavit of Consideration for use by the Seller & Buyer; the RTF-1 & RTF-1EE and all of the Seller Residency Certification and the Non-Resident Declaration forms and the Waiver of Seller’s Filing; the GIT/REP 1, 2, 3, 4 & 4a.

Payment due upon receipt. Realty transfer tax payment must be in the form of an attorney’s trust/escrow account check or certified check.

You may open an account to charge your recording fees as long as you maintain the proper positive balance.

Indexing any recorded instrument in excess of 5 parties, per each name in excess of 5 – $6.00 per name.