Filing Fees

 

Effective January 1, 2013, the Register of Deeds Recording Fees will change, pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. §33-109, as amended by LB 14.

The filing fees for the Register of Deeds’ offices in the State of Nebraska will be as follows:

  • 1st Page of Document = $10.00
  • 2nd Page and Subsequent of Document = $6.00

The above fees pertain to ALL documents filed in the Register of Deed’s office with the exception of the following which are NO FEE:

  • Federal and State Tax Lien Termination
    UCC Termination
    Relinquishment
  • Certified copies = $1.50 per page

You can find LB 14 in it’s entirety at the following link:
http://nebraskalegislature.gov/FloorDocs/102/PDF/Final/LB14.pdf

The following is a chart to help you calculate the correct fees when filing a document with this office. Documents with incorrect fees attached will be returned to the sender.

LB 14 Fee Changes

On April 17, 2012 LB 14 was approved and goes into effect January 1, 2013 and goes through December 31, 2017.

Below are the changes that affect the Register of Deeds Office filing fees.

Sec. 4. Section 33-109, Reissue Revised Statutes of Nebraska, is amended to read:
33-109 (1)(a) This subdivision applies until January 1, 2018. The register of deeds and the county clerk shall receive for recording a deed, mortgage, or release, recording and indexing of a will, recording and indexing of a decree in a testate estate, recording proof of publication, or recording any  -  instrument, a fee of five dollars per page. ten dollars for the first page and six dollars for each additional page. Two dollars and fifty cents of the ten-dollar fee for recording the first page and fifty cents of the six-dollar fee for recording each additional page shall be used exclusively for the purposes of preserving and maintaining public records of the office of the register of deeds and for modernization and technology needs relating to such records. The funds allocated under this subdivision shall not be substituted for  -  allocations of county general funds to the register of deeds for the purposes enumerated in this subdivision.

(b) This subdivision applies on and after January 1, 2018. The register of deeds and the county clerk shall receive for recording a deed, mortgage, or release, recording and indexing of a will, recording and indexing of a decree in a testate estate, recording proof of publication, or recording any  -  instrument, a fee of five dollars per page. For entering each instrument presented for record in the numerical index, the clerk or register of deeds shall receive the sum of fifty cents for each lot and each single block without lots in platted areas and fifty cents for each section in unplatted areas to be paid in advance by the person offering the instrument for record.

Chart for filing documents

$10.00 for first page and $6.00 for each additional page

# of pages - Total
1 - $10.00
2 - $16.00
3 - $22.00
4 - $28.00
5 - $34.00
6 - $40.00
7 - $46.00
8 - $52.00
9 - $58.00
10 - $64.00
11 - $70.00
12 - $76.00
13 - $82.00
14 - $88.00
15 - $94.00
16 - $100.00
17 - $106.00
18 - $112.00
19 - $118.00
20 - $124.00
21 - $130.00
22 - $136.00
23 - $142.00
24 - $148.00
25 - $154.00
26 - $160.00
27 - $166.00
28 - $172.00
29 - $178.00
30 - $184.00