Real Property Recording Fee Schedule

Accepted forms of payment include: 

  • Business check
  • Cash
  • Cashier check
  • Credit card
  • Money order
  • Personal check
General Recording FeesTotal CostLegal Reference
First page$251,3Texas Local Government Code (LGC) Section 118.011(a)
Plus recording information page (Required)$4Texas LGC Section 118.011(a)(2)
Plus each additional page
(any print on the back is considered a page)
$4Texas LGC Section 118.011(a)(2)


Blanket AssignmentTotal CostLegal Reference
Plus each additional name, after the first five names$0.25Texas LGC Section 118.011(a)(2)


UCC FeesTotal CostLegal Reference
UCC filed in person/writing 1 to 2 pages$391,3Texas Business and Commercial Code Section 9.525(a)(1)
UCC filed in person/writing 3 pages or more$541,3Texas Business and Commercial Code Section 9.525(a)(2)
UCC filed by other authorized means; any number of pages$291,3Texas Business and Commercial Code Section 9.525(a)(3)


Plat FeesTotal CostLegal Reference
24 by 36 inches see requirements for filing plats$50 per pageTexas LGC Section 118.011(c)
Each additional file-marked page$0.25 eachTexas LGC Section 118.011(c)
Copy of plat on file (24 by 36 inches)$5Texas LGC Section 118.011(c)


Miscellaneous FeesTotal CostLegal Reference
DBA/Assumed Name Certificate (notarized)$231,3Texas Business and Commercial Code Section 71.155(a)
Plus for each additional name listed$0.50Texas Business and Commercial Section 71.155(a)
DBA/Assumed Name Certificate (clerk acknowledged)$241,3Texas Business and Commercial Code Section 71.155(a)
Plus for each additional name listed$0.50Texas Business and Commercial Code Section 71.155(a)
Abandonment of DBA/Assumed Name CertificateSee Assumed Name feesTexas Business and Commercial Code Section 71.153(c)
Federal Tax Lien$301,3Texas Property Code Section 14.005
State Tax Lien$151Texas LGC Section 118.011(a)
Release of Federal Tax Lien$301,3Texas Property Code Section 14.005
Military Honorable Discharge/DD-214No Charge $0Texas Government Code Section 603.003; LGC Section 192.002
Posting Notice of Sale â€" Flat fee$2Texas Property Code Section 51.002(f)
Mark and Brand Registration$251,3Texas LGC Section 118.011(a)(9)

Bond to Indemnify Fee


Copies (certified or non-certified):Total CostLegal Reference
Clerk’s Certificate (if applicable)$5Texas LGC Section 118.011(a)(3)
Plus per page or part of a page$1Texas LGC Section 118.011(a)
Records search (if applicable)$10 per entryTexas LGC Section 118.011(c)
  1. Fee includes a $10 Records Management and Preservation Fee (Texas LGC Section 118.011(b)(2)).
  2. Fee includes a $1 Oath Administration Fee (Texas LGC Section 118.011(a)(10)).
  3. Fee includes a $10 Records Archive Fee (Texas LGC Section 118.011(f)).