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Fee Schedules

The State of New Jersey Fee Schedule

Fees subject to change

Effective January 1, 2020 Union County Homeless Trust Fund increase from three dollars ($3.00) to five dollars ($5.00) for each document

The following fee schedule applies to all services in the County Clerk’s Office:

All documents will be rejected and returned, if they are not tendered or accompanied by the appropriate fees as set forth in the schedule below.

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders pursuant to P.L. 2009, Chapter 123 amending N.J.S.A 22A:4-17 and supplementing P.L. 1984, c. 180 (c.52.27D-280 et seq), has by Resolution, established the Union County Homeless Trust Fund. This statute authorizes the collection, by participating counties, of a surcharge of three dollars ($3.00) for each document recorded by the County Clerk’s Office, to be used exclusively for said Trust Fund, in addition to any other document recording fee.

Certified Copy

  • First Page – $8.00
  • Each additional page – $2.00

Church Corporations

  • Each – $25.00

Clerk Certificate

  • Each Certificate – $5.00

Construction Lien

  • Each – $15.00
  • Amendment – $15.00*
  • Notice of unpaid balance – $15.00
  • Discharge of construction lien – $15.00*
  • Discharge of unpaid balance – $15.00*
  • Discharge by bond – $25.00*
  • Notation – $5.00

*Requires notation

Copy of any document

  • Each page – $2.00

Deed

  • First page including Tax Abstract – $45.00
  • Each additional page – $10.00

Federal Tax Lien or Release

  • Each – $25.00

Financing Statement

  • Each – $25.00
  • Co-Op – $1.00 additional per page

Hospital/Physician Lien

  • Each – $15.00

Inheritance Tax Waiver

  • Each – $15.00

Lis Pendens (Foreclosure)

  • Filing foreclosure – $40.00
  • Discharging Lis Pendens – $40.00
  • Marginal notation – $10.00
  • Each Additional Book and Page – $10.00

Lis Pendens Recording (Regular)

  • First page – $35.00
  • Each additional page (one side) – $10.00
  • Each marginal notation – $10.00
  • Each Additional Book and Page – $10.00

Map Filing

  • Each – $55.00

Mortgage

  • First page – $35.00
  • Each additional page – $10.00

Mortgage Assignment

  • First page including marginal notation – $40.00
  • Each additional page (one side) – $10.00
  • Each Additional Book and Page – $10.00

Mortgage Cancellation

  • Each Book – $25.00

Mortgage Discharge, Postponement, Release Subordination

  • First page including marginal notation – $45.00
  • Each additional page – $10.00

Notary Public

  • Registration – $15.00
  • Renewal – $15.00
  • Out of County Certificate – $15.00
  • Notary Certificate – $5.00

Notice of Settlement

  • Each – $20.00 (2 parties)
    • Contract of Sale
    • Mortgage Commitment
  • Each $40 (3 parties)
    • Contract of Sales with Mortgage Commitment 

Passport Application

Book

  • Adult – $110.00 (check or money order)
  • Child (under 16 years) – $80.00 (check or money order)
  • Emergency/Expedited Service – $60.00 (check or money order)
  • Express Mail – Current postal rate
  • Each application – $35.00 County Fee (check, cash, credit card or money order)

Card

  • Adult – $30.00 (check or money order)
  • Child (under 16 years) – $15.00 (check or money order)
  • Emergency/Expedited Service – $60.00 (check or money order)
  • Express Mail – Not available
  • Each application – $35.00 County Fee (check, cash, credit card or money order)

Peddlers’ License for Veteran

  • No Charge

Photographs (Passport)

  • Each – $10.00

Physician License Registration

  • Each – $25.00

Tax Sale Certificate

  • First page – $35.00
  • Each additional page – $10.00

Tax Sale Certificate Assignment

  • First page (including marginal notation) – $40.00
  • Each additional page – $10.00

Tax Sale Certificate Redemption

  • First page (including marginal notation) – $43.00
  • Each additional page – $10.00
  • Each additional book and page – $10.00

Trade Name Certificate

  • Each – $50.00
  • True copy stamp – $2.00
  • Dissolution of Trade Name and copy – $25.00
  • Partnership agreement – $50.00

Vacation or Dedication Of Streets

  • Each – $35.00

Veteran’s Discharge

  • Recording – No charge
  • Certified copy – No charge

Payment for Service Policy

This office will accept cash, personal or business checks, money orders in payment of services performed subject to the following requirements:

  • All checks in excess of $10,000 must be a certified or bank check.
  • All checks must bear a name, address, and bank account number.
  • Personal and business checks must have a personal or business phone number on the front of the check.
  • No checks will be accepted after sixty (60) days of issue date.
  • Checks returned unpaid will be subject to a $40.00 service charge.
  • MasterCard and Visa can be used for payment except for Realty Transfer Fees and Passport filing fees.  Charge fee minimum is $10.00.