Cheshire | Recording Fee Schedule

Cheshire County

Anna Z. Tilton, Register
33 West Street Keene, New Hampshire 03431
Phone: 603-352-0403
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Anna Z. Tilton, Register atilton@nhdeeds.com
Mira Cook, Deputy mcook@nhdeeds.com
Copy Dept. Tel (603) 355-3001/Fax (603) 355-4859 Cheshirecopies@nhdeeds.com
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Cheshire County Recording Fee Schedule

Payment is to be made at the time of recording.

***EFFECTIVE MAY 1ST 2013***
Separate checks required for recording fees, transfer tax, and L-Chip


Filings must comply with the following recording standards.
Filings which do not comply may be rejected and returned.


Recording Requirements
National Document Recording Standards
Plat Law

Town location (Physical Location) is required on each document

Return postage or self addressed stamped envelope
must be included if being returned by mail.
Checks should be made payable to: Cheshire County Registry of Deeds

L-CHIP REQUIRED FEES FOR
Deed ($25 L-Chip required) Note exemptions for public entity or agency
Mortgage ($25 L-Chip required) Note exemptions for public entity or agency
Discharges ($25 L-Chip required) Note exemptions for public entity or agency
Plans per set ($25 L-Chip required) Note exemptions for public entity or agency
Click here for L-Chip information

DEED
$12 for recording deed, first page
$4 for second page and each additional page
Real Estate Transfer Tax required
$25 L-Chip required unless exempt
Click here for Deeds Fee worksheet

MORTGAGE
$12 for recording mortgage: first page
$4 for second page and each additional page$25 L-Chip required unless exempt
Click here for Mortgage Fees worksheet

MORTGAGE DISCHARGE
$17 DISCHARGE OF MORTGAGE: first page
$4 for second page and each additional page
$25 L-Chip required unless exempt
Click here for Discharge Fees worksheet

DISCHARGE OTHER THAN MORTGAGE
ATTACHMENTS & LIENS
$17 DISCHARGE other than mortgage: first page
$4 for second page and each additional page
$10 for each additional discharge or document referenced

ASSIGNMENT OF MORTGAGE
$12 First mortgage assignment: first page
$4 for each additional page
$5 subsequent mortgage being assigned
Click here for Mortgage Assignment Fees worksheet

UCC RECORDINGS
$17 UCC recordings and Terminations: first page
$4 for second page and each additional page

ALL OTHER DOCUMENTS
$12 first page
$4 for second page and each additional page

PLANS:
Plat Law
$11 – 8 ½ x 11
$11 – 11 X 17
$16 – 17 X 22
$26 – 22 X 34
$25 L-Chip required unless exempt

TRANSFER TAX
Department of Revenue Administration
NH transfer tax = transaction amount x 0.015 ($15 per thousand)
Corrective or confirmatory documents are exempt from L-Chip fee.
L-Chip surcharge is NOT required for the recording of any documents in which a party is: The United States or the State of NH, a State agent, a County, a City, Town, School District or Village

All fees paid to the Registry of Deeds are determined by the NH Legislature.
All fees include a $2 surcharge pursuant to RSA 478:17-j.