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Real Estate Recording Fees and Requirements

Recordable Instrument Requirements:

  1. Original Instrument
  2. Notarized signature
  3. Tax statement return address on document
  4. Name of Instrument preparer
  5. Revenue stamps on warranty deeds (if revenue changed hands)
  6. “I Certify” statement on all warranty deed (and any deed that has revenue stamps affixed)
  7. A self-addressed stamped envelope (if sending in by mail)
  8. Compliance with Standardized Form Act 757 of 2003 (or refer to Ark. Code Ann. § 14-15-402)

Surveys & Plats Requirements:

  1. Two (2) original instruments
  2. Signature on each instrument
  3. Accompanied with a reduced copy, if larger than 18” by 24”
  4. Color plats accepted ONLY if accompanied with a black and white copy

Recording Fees: $15.00 First page, $5.00 each additional page

Deeds, Deeds of Trust, Mortgages, Release Deeds, Powers of Attorney, Plats, Survey Plats, Notary Bond, Foreign Judgments (within the State of Arkansas), Lis-Pendens, Medical Liens, Mechanic’s and Materialman’s Liens, Federal Tax Liens, and any Recordable instruments except as otherwise described in this section (Ark Code Ann. §21-6-403(a)(1)(A) Act 615 of the Regular Session, 2007)

Releases & Assignments: $15.00 first page, $5.00 each additional page

No fee for the first instrument. Thereafter, a fess of $15.00 per additional Instrument listed, not to exceed $300.00
Mortgage Assignments, Mortgage Releases, and other instruments (Ark Code Ann. §21-6-403(a)(1)(B) Act 615 of the Regular Session 2007)

Notice of Default & Intent to Sell: $140.00 plus recording fee of $15.00 for the first page (1) side only and $5.00 for each additional page

State Tax Liens: $8.00

Termination Statement Certification: $6.00

Copy of a document: .25¢ per page

Certification of a document: $5.00

Financing Statement/UCC Filings, Pursuant to Act 942 of 2009, the filing of all agricultural liens and farm-related security interest will be made in the Arkansas Secretary of State’s Office