Ford County Recorder Fees And Requirements

The price of a Special Document (Government only) is $34.00 for the first 4 pages and $1.00 per page after.

The price of a Standard Document is $45.00 for the first 4 pages and $1.00 per page after that.

The Price of a Non-Standard Document (Legal sized or larger) is $61.50 and $2.00 per page after that.

For all other prices, please click on the link below.

 

CURRENT PRICE LIST CLICK HERE (PDF) (Last price change was June 3, 2013)

 

Real Estate documents include, but not limited to, the following :

-  Prepared By

-  Return To

-  Grantor and Grantee

-  Documents must be original

-  Upper right hand corner must have a 3" x 5" space for recording information

-  Notary Seal ,date & Signature

-  Signatures

-  Date of document

-  Exempt Stamp and /or Transfer Declaration

-  Plat Act Affidavit (FOR SPLIT PROPERTY ONLY) - CLICK TO PRINT ---> PLAT ACT AFFIDAVIT

   (NO EXTRA CHARGE FOR A PLAT ACT AFFIDAVIT)

-  Mail Tax Statement To: (Name and Address)

-  Releases, Assignments and Extensions must have a document number, and/or book and 

   page number the document is referring too. (releases = 1st document released is free, if

   releasing more than one document - $1.00 per document released after)

Documents after 4:00 P.M. will be recorded on the next business day

-  Documents will be held in our Office for one Business Day.  The Recorded Documents will be

    returned to the "Return To" address on the recorded document.

Real Estate Documents (Includes a $10 State of Illinois Rental Housing Support Program surcharge.                      School districts, state & local government, and easements for public utilities are exempt from the                      RHSP surcharge)

Additional Charges to apply to Real Estate or Other documents above:

Each additional page beyond the 1st 4 pages$1.00 ea page
Certified Copy of Document $12.00 for 1st 4 pgs.+ $1.00 per page
New Subdivision Plat/Survey (for standard size) $55.00

Non-Compliance Document Fee(if a document contains any of the following) $61.50 1st 4 pages
Additional page for noncompliance of standardization laws$2.00 ea page
- Paper not white or less than 20 lb weight
- One or more sheets not measuring 8 x 11
- Lacks clean margin of at least inch top, bottom and side
- 1st page lacks blank space measuring 3x5 inches in upper right corner
- Permanently bound or of continuous form
- Contains colored ink, is not type written or computer generated
- Type face smaller than 10 point
- Contains an attachment stapled, taped or otherwise affixed to document

 PLEASE CALL OUR OFFICE FOR ANY FEES NOT LISTED @ 217-379-9400