Fees For Service

Recording Fees  
Standard first page*, one side 8 1/2" x 11" $ 6.00
Each additional page
(A $3.00 charge will be added to all pages of a document containing a non-standard page)
$ 3.00
Combined documents* (per title) $ 6.00
Multiple Reference (per reference) $ 1.00
Indexing more than 10 names (per group of 10 names) $ 1.00
Notification of involuntary lien (per debtor - not applicable to Mechanic Liens) $ 10.00
Release of any state, county, city or municipality tax lien $ 8.00
Survey Monument Preservation Fund (for each Grant Deed recorded showing a legal description other than a complete lot and tract) $ 20.00
Documentary Transfer Tax (per $500.00) $ 0.55
Change in Ownership (applies when recording a change in ownership without a Preliminary Change of Ownership Report) $ 20.00
* In addition to the standard recording fees listed, a District Attorney Fraud Fee of $3.00 per title will be applied to certain documents pursuant to Government Code Section 27388. 
Recorded Documents Copy Fees
Documents (per page) $ 1.00
Maps and Documents exceeding 11" x 18" (per page) $ 1.00
Certification (only completed documents will be certified) $ 1.00
Conformed copies $ 1.00
Birth and Death Records  
Certified Copy or Record Search  
Birth $ 28.00
Death $ 21.00
Marriage Licenses and Ceremonies
Public Marriage License $ 61.00
Confidential Marriage License $ 66.00
Civil Marriage Ceremony $ 28.00
Certified Copy of Confidential or Public Marriage Certificate $ 15.00
Duplicate Marriage License $ 25.00
License and Certificate of Confidential Marriage Issued to Authorized Notaries $ 64.00
Certificate of No Record of Marriage / Single Status $ 15.00
Affidavit to Amend Marriage License  
Less Than One Year from License Issuance Date (includes certified copy) $ 15.00
More Than One Year after License Issuance Date (includes certified copy) $ 15.00
Search of Marriage Record $ 15.00
Fictitious Business Name Statement  
Fictitious Business Name Statements (FBN) $ 23.00
each additional FBN after the first (on same statement) $ 7.00
each additional registrant after two (on same statement) $ 7.00
Statement of Abandonment of use of fictitious business name $ 23.00
Statement of withdrawal from partnership operating under fictitious business name $ 23.00
Notice of Dissolution of Partnership $ 30.00
Search fee for each fictitious/registrant name $ 7.00
Certificate of Filing/Non-Filing for each fictitious business name/registrant $ 9.00
Regular copy (per page) $ 0.15
Certification of Fictitious Business Statement $ 1.00
Notary Public  
Registration and filing fee $ 28.00
Bond recording fee (first page) $ 6.00
Fee for each additional page $ 3.00
Notary signature authentication $ 13.00
Process Server  
Registration and filing fee (includes one ID card) $ 107.00
Bond recording fee (first page) $ 6.00
Fee for each additional page $ 3.00
Additional ID cards $ 10.00
Professional Photocopiers  
Registration and filing fee (includes one ID) $ 182.00
Bond recording fee (first page) $ 6.00
Fee for each additional page $ 3.00
Additional ID cards $ 10.00
Unlawful Detainer/Legal Document Assistant  
Registration and filing fee (includes one ID) $ 182.00
Bond recording fee (first page) $ 6.00
Fee for additional page $ 3.00
Replacement ID cards $ 10.00
Fish and Game Environmental Filing  
Negative Declaration $2,181.25
Environmental Impact Report $3,029.25
County Clerk-Recorder Administrative/Processing fee $ 50.00
Passports  
Ten Year Passport (age 16 and older):
Check payable to U.S. Department of State
Processing fee payable to the Orange County Clerk-Recorder
$ 110.00
$ 25.00

$ 135.00
Passport Card* (age 16 and older who have an existing passport):
Check payable to U.S. Department of State
Processing fee payable to the Orange County Clerk-Recorder
$ 30.00
$ 25.00

$ 55.00
Passport Card* (age 16 and older without an existing passport):
Check payable to U.S. Department of State
Processing fee payable to the Orange County Clerk-Recorder
$ 30.00
$ 25.00

$ 55.00
Five Year Passport (under age 16):
Check payable to U.S. Department of State
Processing fee payable to the Orange County Clerk-Recorder
$ 80.00
$ 25.00

$ 105.00
Passport Card* (under age 16 who have an existing passport):
Check payable to U.S. Department of State
Processing fee payable to the Orange County Clerk-Recorder
$ 15.00
$ 25.00

$ 40.00
Passport Card* (under age 16 without an existing passport):
Check payable to U.S. Department of State
Processing fee payable to the Orange County Clerk-Recorder
$ 15.00
$ 25.00

$ 40.00
Expedited services (per passport) - make checks payable to U.S. Department of State $ 60.00
Two passport photos - applicants may furnish their own photos $ 15.00
* Passport card good for land and sea travel between the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda only.
Miscellaneous Fees  
Filing of maps (subdivisions, parcel, survey and assessment) $ 6.00
        Each additional page $ 2.00
Preliminary 20-day Notice of Mechanics Lien (filing and search fee) $ 72.00
Search of Federal tax liens and releases (ten year period) / name $ 15.00
Search of Uniform Commercial Code Financing Statement (five-year period) / name $ 15.00
Exemplification of record or paper $ 20.00
Certification of Registered Translators $ 10.00
Payment Information  

Acceptable method of payments: Cash, Check, Money Order, Cashier's Check, Discover, American Express, MasterCard/Visa Credit and Debit.

Please make checks payable to the Orange County Clerk-Recorder.

Return Check Service Fee: $25.00.