Fee Schedule

Fees

NOTICE: Effective July 1, 2002, K.S.A. 28-115 has revised the state law to increase filing fees statewide.

 

Amounts

Description of Service

$18.00

For recording deeds, mortgages, or other instruments of writing, for first page (not to exceed legal size page, 8 ½” by 14″) (Includes Technology Fees and Heritage Trust Fund Fee)

$14.00

For second page and each additional page or fraction thereof (Includes Technology Fees and Heritage Trust Fund Fee)

$29.00

Recording town plats, for each page

$14.00

Recording releases or assignment of real estate mortgage

$4.00

For second page & each additional page or fraction thereafter. (Release or assignment of real estate mortgage)

$7.00

Certificate, certifying any instrument of record

$6.50

Acknowledgement of signature

$26.00

For filing notice of tax liens under the Internal Revenue laws of the United States (fee includes a $15.00 U.C.C. Filing fee provided by K.S.A. 79-2617)

$26.00

For filing releases of tax liens, certificates of discharge, under the Internal Revenue laws of the United States or the revenue laws of the State of Kansas filed both prior to and after the effective date of this act

$11.00

For filing liens for materials and services under K.S.A. 58-210, and amendments thereto

$5.00

K.S.A. 60-2201 – Lis Pendens

$7.50

K.S.A. 79-2616d – Federal Tax Lien Certificate

$1.00

K.S.A. 79-2616d – Copy of tax lien (per page)

 

No fee shall be charged or collected for any filing made by like department of revenue as required under the provisions of the Kansas inheritance tax act, and amendments thereto.

All fees enumerated in this section, except  those charged for the filing of liens  and releases of tax  liens under  the internal revenue laws of the United  States, shall be due and payable before  the  register of deeds shall be required to do the  work. If the register of deeds fails to collect any of the fees provided in this section, the amount of the fees at the end of each quarter shall be deducted from the register’s salary. The register of deeds shall bill the United  State Internal Revenue  Service on the last day of each month for the amount of fees accrued  in the  filing  and releasing of federal tax liens.

If the name or names of the signer or signers or any notary public to any instrument to be recorded are not plainly typed or printed under the signatures affixed to the instrument. the register of deeds shall charge and collect a fee of ($1.00) in addition to all other fees provided in this section.

If sufficient space is not provided for the necessary recording information and certification on a document, such recording information shall be placed on an added sheet and such sheet shall be counted as a page.  The document shall be of sufficient legibility so as to produce a clear and legible reproduction thereof. If a document is judged not to be of sufficient legibility so as to produce a clear and legible reproduction, such document shall be accompanied by an exact copy thereof which shall be of sufficient legibility so as to produce a clear and legible reproduction thereof and which shall be recorded contemporaneously with the document and shall be counted as additional pages. The  register of deeds may reject any document which is not of sufficient legibility so as to produce a clear and legible reproduction thereof.

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