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Recording Fees



ACT 173 of the 2017 Regular Legislative Session

Effective August 1, 2017

A "document" is defined as those pages presented together for filing or recording, inclusive of the act, together with exhibits, riders, or additional documents attached thereto, including but not limited to powers of attorney, property description exhibits, tax certificates and researches, mortgage certificates, resolutions, certificates, and surveys, R.S. 13:844(B)(1).

Every document filed for recordation shall be captioned as to type of act on the 1st page and shall have on the 1st page a margin of 2 at the top and 1 at the bottom and sides. The type size shall not be less than 8 point, R.S. 13:844(B) (2).  Documents to be recorded may be either 8 x 11 paper or 8 x 14 paper.

                Documents to be recorded in 1 index type (fees are assessed separately for each              recording book):

                1 to 5 pages                                     $105

                6 to 25 pages                                   $205

                26 to 50 pages                                 $305

                51 or more pages                             $305 for the first 50 pages +$5 per additional page

                This includes up to 10 names indexed, a certified copy, and the LCRAA Portal Fee.


                Index Fee after the 10th name            $5  per name

                Paper size larger than 8 x 14       $20 per page

                Debtor Fee (No SS # or Tax ID)            $25 per debtor



                Cancellation/Partial Release (single cancellation)          $55

                Cancellation/Partial Release (multiple cancellations)    Based on per page fee above



                Maps/Plats oversize:

                Paper size 8 x 14 or less            $105 plus certified copy fees if applicable

                Paper size larger than 8 x 14      $125 plus certified copy fees if applicable

                Includes up to 10 indexed names.     $5      per name after the 10th name



Notice of Repossession                    $75



                Affidavit of Identity

                 Judgment or lien prior to 07/01/12       $23 + ($6 for each additional page + $3 for each additional name)

                      Judgment or lien after 07/01/12            $  0         



                Mortgage Certificate/Lien Certificate

                1 name and 1 tract or project        $20

                Each additional name                   $10

                Each additional tract                    $20



                Copies Customer made          $1

                Copies Clerk made                  $2

                Stamped Copy                          $5   + copy fees

                Certified Copy                           $10  + copy fees




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