Land Records Recording Fees

 
Use Virginia's Judicial System's Deed Calculator (select Prince William Circuit) or the following information.
 
Note: Not all fees are listed. Please use the Deed Calculator.
 
Taxes Fees and Recordation Cost 
 
​Tax & Recordation ​Fees ​Code of Virginia
State Tax ​$.25 per $100.00 rounded to the next highest $100.00. For refinance $.18 per $100 rounded to the next highest $100.00 ​Virginia Code § 58.1-801, Virginia Code § 58.1-803 
​Local Tax ​1/3 of the state tax amount ​Virginia Code § 58.1-3800
​Grantor Tax ​$.50 per $500.00 rounded to the next highest $500.00 ​Virginia Code § 58.1-802
Clerk’s Fee

​$21.00 for 1 - 10 pages
$35.00 for 11 - 30 pages
$55.00 for 31 or more pages

Plat Sheets (no larger than 8 1/2' X 14':  Counted as additional pages to document.
Oversized Plat Sheets (Larger than 8 1/2' X 14'): $20.00 per sheet
Plat Sheets larger than 18' X 24' will not be accepted for recording.
​Clerk’s Fee Virginia Code § 17.1-275(A)(2) + Technology Trust Fund Fee Virginia Code § 17.1-279(A)
​Transfer Fee ​$1.00 on all Deeds ​Virginia Code § 58.1-3314(3)
​Technology Trust Fund Fee ​$5.00 ​Virginia Code § 17.1-279(A)
Fee shall not be assessed to any instrument or judgment tendered by any federal state or local government.
Virginia Code § 17.1-279(D)
​Deed Processing Fee ​$20.00 on every Deed & Deed of Trust that generates a tax. Also  applies to any type of Certificate of Satisfaction full or partial. ​Virginia Code § 58.1-801, Virginia Code § 58.1-803
​Open Space Preservation Fee ​$1.00 on every original, corrected or rerecorded Deed & Deed of Trust for property in Prince William County (Not on property located in the Cities of Manassas or Manassas Park). Virginia Code § 58.1-817
 
 
Instrument Fees
 
​Instrument ​Fee ​Explanation
Certificate of Partial Satisfaction ​$41.00 Clerk's Fee, Deed Processing Fee
​Certificate of Satisfaction ​$41.00 ​Clerk's Fee, Deed Processing Fee
​Contract ​Based on consideration ​State & Local Taxes, Clerk's Fee
​Deed between husband and wife ​$23.00 ​Clerk's Fee, Transfer Fee, Open Space Preservation Fee(Cite Virginia Code Section for exemption)
​Deed in Trust ​$23.00 ​Clerk's Fee, Transfer Fee, Open Space Preservation Fee (Cite Virginia Code Section for exemption)
​Deed of Conveyance ​Based on Consideration Or Value whichever is greater ​State, Local & Grantor Taxes  based on sales price or Value whichever is greater; Transfer Fee; Clerk's  Fee, Deed Processing Fee, Open Space Preservation Fee (Cite Virginia Code Section for exemption)
​Deed of Correction/Rerecorded ​$22.00 ​Clerk's Fee, Open Space Preservation Fee
​Deed of Dedication ​$22.00 ​Clerk's Fee, Open Space Preservation Fee
​Deed of Easement/Right of Way ​$42.33 ​$.25 State Tax, $.08 Local Tax, Clerk's Fee, Open Space Preservation Fee
​Deed of Foreclosure
Trustee's Deed 
​Based on Consideration Or Value whichever is greater ​State, Local & Grantor Taxes  based on sales price or Value whichever is greater; Transfer Fee; Clerk's  Fee; Deed Processing Fee; Open Space Preservation Fee (Cite Virginia VA Code Section for exemption)
​Deed of Gift ​$23.00 ​Clerk's Fee, Transfer Fee, Open Space Preservation Fee (Cite Virginia Code Section for exemption)
​Deed of Release ​$22.50 ​$.50 State Tax, Clerk's Fee, Deed Processing Fee, Open Space Preservation Fee
​Deed of Trust ​Based on Consideration ​State & Local Taxes, Clerk's Fee, Deed Processing Fee, Open Space Preservation Fee (Cite Virginia Code Section for exemption)
​Deed of Trust (Refinance) ​Based on Consideration ​State & Local Taxes, Clerk's Fee, Open Space Preservation Fee (Cite Virginia Code Section for exemption)
​Deed Pursuant to Divorce or Property Settlement Agreement ​$23.50 ​$.50 State Tax, Clerk's Fee ,Transfer Fee, Open Space Preservation Fee (Cite Virginia Code Section for exemption)
L​ease ​Based on lease amount ​State & Local Taxes on amount of lease or value of property whichever is less, Clerk's Fee
​Lease Communication Equipment ​$41.00 ​$15.00 State Tax, $5.00 Local Tax, Clerk's Fee
​Lease Communication Tower ​$121.00 ​$75.00 State Tax, $25.00 Local Tax, Clerk's Fee
​Modification Agreement (increase loan amount) ​Based on Consideration ​State & Local Taxes on difference between the original amount and new money borrowed, Clerk's Fee, Deed Processing Fee, Open Space Preservation Fee (Cite Virginia Code Section for exemption)
​Modification Agreement (terms only) ​$22.00 ​Clerk's Fee, Open Space Preservation Fee (Cite Virginia Code Section for exemption)
​Mortgage ​Based on Consideration ​State & Local Taxes, Clerk's Fee, Deed Processing Fee
​Partition Deed ​$24.25 ​​Clerk's fee 301 & 145 Technology trust fund fee, 106 transfer fee, 212 § 58.1-3314 (2) Grantee tax, 039 58.1-806 Virginia outdoors Foundation-035
Quit Claim Deed ​$23.00 or Based on Consideration. Clerk's Fee, Transfer Fee, Open Space Preservation Fee.  If based on consideration, State Local & Grantor taxes do apply & Deed Processing fee will be assessed.
 
 
The following documents are recorded for Clerk's Fee only based on number of pages: (All fees noted are for 1 – 10 pages)
 
Document ​Fee ​Explanation
​Affidavit ​$21.00 ​Clerk's Fee
​Appointment of Substitute Trustee ​$21.00 ​Clerk's Fee
​Assignment ​$21.00 ​Clerk's Fee
​Assumption Agreement ​$21.00 ​Clerk's Fee
​Certificate of Partial Satisfaction ​$41.00 ​Clerk's Fee + Processing Fee
​Certificate of Partial Satisfaction Corrected/Rerecorded ​$21.00 ​Clerk's Fee
​Certificate of Satisfaction ​$41.00 ​Clerk's Fee + Processing Fee
​Certificate of Transfer ​$21.00 ​Clerk's Fee
​Covenant ​$21.00 ​Clerk's Fee
​Declaration ​$21.00 ​Clerk's Fee
​Disclaimer ​$21.00 ​Clerk's Fee
​Homestead Deed ​$21.00 ​Clerk's Fee
​Lease Assignment ​$21.00 ​Clerk's Fee
​Lease Corrected/Rerecorded ​$21.00 ​Clerk's Fee
​Lease Release ​$21.00 ​Clerk's Fee
​Lien ​$21.00 ​Clerk's Fee
​Lis Pendens ​$21.00 ​Clerk's Fee
​Mechanic's Lien ​$21.00 ​Clerk's Fee
​Notice of Attachment ​$21.00 ​Clerk's Fee
​Option Corrected/Rerecorded ​$21.00 ​Clerk's Fee
​Order/Decree ​$21.00 ​Clerk's Fee
​Power of Attorney ​$21.00 ​Clerk's Fee
​Release of Lien ​$21.00 ​Clerk's Fee
​Release of Lis Pendens ​$21.00 ​Clerk's Fee
​Release of Mechanic's Lien ​$21.00 ​Clerk's Fee
​Revocation of Power of Attorney ​$21.00 ​Clerk's Fee
​Septic Tank Permit ​$21.00 ​Clerk's Fee
​Subordination ​$21.00 ​Clerk's Fee
 
 

Foreign Judgment Docketing and Abstract Fees
 
​Item ​Fee ​Explanation
​Judgment Docketing Fee ​$10.00 ​$5.00 Docketing Fee (Virginia Code § 17.1-275(17)) + $5.00 Technology Trust Fund Fee (Virginia Code §17.1-279(A))
​Foreign Judgment Docketing Fee ​$25.00 ​$20.00 Docketing Fee (Virginia Code § 17.1-275(17)) + $5.00 Technology Trust Fund Fee (Virginia Code § 17.1-279(A)
​Abstract Fee ​$5.00 ​$5.00 Abstract Fee (Virginia Code § 17.1-275(17))
​Abstract under Triple Seal ​$8.00 ​$5.00 Abstract Fee (Virginia Code § 17.1-275(17)) + $.50 Copy Fee (Virginia Code § 17.1-275(8)) + $2.00 Certification Fee (Virginia Code § 17.1-275(9)) + $.50 for Judge's Signature (Virginia Code 17.1-275(9))  
​Judgment Additional Debtors ​$10.00 ​$5.00 Docketing Fee (Virginia Code § 17.1-275(17)) + $5.00 Technology Trust Fund Fee (Virginia Code § 17.1-279(A))
​Judgment Assignment ​$10.00 ​$5.00 Docketing Fee (Virginia Code § 17.1-275(17)) + $5.00 Technology Trust Fund Fee (Virginia Code § 17.1-279(A))
​Judgment Credits ​$.00
​Judgment New Name of Debtor ​$10.00 ​$5.00 Docketing Fee (Virginia Code § 17.1-275(17)) + $5.00 Technology Trust Fund Fee (Virginia Code § 17.1-279(A))
​Judgment Partial Release $.00
​Judgment Release $.00
 
 
 
Miscellaneous Recordation Fees
 
​Item ​Fee
Copies ​$.50 per page
​Certification ​$2.00 per document
​Exemplified Copy ​$2.50 per document
 
 
 
The Clerk’s Office accepts cash, checks made payable to Clerk of Circuit Court, money orders and money transfers from established escrow accounts.

Virginia Code § 58.1-801 et. seq. establish the legally mandated taxes and fees and Virginia Code § 58.1-811 provides the exemptions from recordation taxes. These exemptions do not include the Clerk's fee and other applicable fees.
 
 
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