Belknap | Record Fee Schedule

Belknap County

Judith A McGrath, Register
64 Court Street
Laconia, New Hampshire 03246
Tel. (603)527-5420
Office Hours – Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
E-Recording 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
In-Office Recording 8:00 am – 3:45 pm

General Inquiries: belknap@nhdeeds.com
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Belknap Recording Fee Schedule

Rates & Recording Fees
SEPARATE CHECKS ARE REQUIRED FOR
RECORDING, TRANSFER TAX STAMPS AND L-CHIP FEES

Payment is to be made at the time of recording.
Return postage to be added to each document.
Checks should be made payable to Belknap County Registry of Deeds

ALL DOCUMENTS EXCEPT THOSE LISTED BELOW
$ 12 for the first page of document
$ 4 for each additional page
*L-Chip Surcharge may apply

UCC RECORDINGS AND TERMINATIONS
$ 17 for first page
$ 4 for each additional page

ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGES
$ 12 for the first assignment per recorded document
$ 4 for each additional page
$ 5 for each subsequent mortgage being assigned

COMPLETE DISCHARGE OF MORTGAGE & LIENS
$ 17 for first page
$ 4 for each additional page
*L-Chip Surcharge may apply

PLANS
17 x 22 = $16
18 x 24 = $20.50
22 x 34 = $26
24 x 36 = $28.50

Plans must be on reproducible material other than paper and drawn with permanent black ink.
See Recording Requirements
*L-Chip Surcharge applies

SURCHARGE ON DOCUMENTS
$2 Surcharge is imposed on all documents including plans according to NH RSA 478:17-j and is included with recording fees.
$25 State LCHIP surcharge fee due on each deed, mortgage, mortgage discharge, and plan set recorded under RSA 478:17g,I-a(a),
Effective July 1, 2008.
(Refer to Statute for exemptions)

TRANSFER TAX
A tax of $15 per thousand is imposed upon the sale, granting or transfer of real estate and any interest therein except where the price or consideration is $4,000 or less, there shall be a minimum of $40. An exemption from the transfer tax must be clearly stated on the deed being recorded.
See also Transfer Tax Rates