Schedule of Fees

Overview

Schedule of Fees

2018 Schedule of Fees

Visiting customers may choose from one of three methods of payment:

  • Cash
  • Check (payable against a U.S.A. bank)
  • Credit/Debit card (Visa/MasterCard only, except where otherwise noted)

Mailed requests and documents for processing must be made by a preprinted check payable against a U.S.A. bank payable to:

San Mateo County Clerk-Recorder

Fees are subject to change

Assessment Data

Type Fee $
Assessment Appeals Board File (digital copy of appeal docs and status) 305.00

Assessment Roll Master (digital copy) for Secured or Unsecured Properties:

Formatted in fixed ASCII

Text Formatted in PDF

 

305.00

120.00

Assessor’s Map: photocopy (plus $1 to certify) 2.00
Property Characteristics (Residential, Apartment, Condominium, Mobile Home, Hotel/Motel, Industrial, or Office/Retail) 305.00
Property Sales History 305.00

Elections

Type Fee $
Certificate of Voter’s Registration 1.50
Candidate Nomination Filing Fee Various
Candidate Statement Fee Various
Voter Information (per file) 125.00
Precinct Map – Entire County (per file) 20.00

Environmental Impact Report

Type

Fee $

Notice of Exemption – County Handling Charge 50.00

Filing Environmental Impact Report

Plus County Handling Charge*

3,168.00

50.00

Negative Declaration

Plus County Handling Charge*

2,280.75

50.00

Mitigated Negative Declaration

Plus County Handling Charge*

2,280.75

50.00

Filing Environmental Document pursuant to a Certified Regulatory Program

Plus County Handling Charge*

1,077.00

50.00

Annual Fee Adjustments

CDFW is required to adjust the fees annually (Fish & G. Code, § 713). The annual fee adjustments are based on changes in the Implicit Price Deflator for State and Local Government Purchases of Goods and Services, as published by the U.S. Department of Commerce. Annual filing fee adjustments are posted on CDFW’s website prior to November 1 of the year before they become effective.

Additional county fees may apply. Please check with your county clerk’s office for details.

Fictitious Business Names (FBN)

Type Fee $
File FBN Statement (file & index statement, certified copy, notice of pending expiration):
First FBN and owner
Each add’l FBN on same Statement for same owner operating at same location

 

34.00

5.00

File Statement of Abandonment of FBN 11.00
File Withdrawal of General Partner of FBN 11.00
Certified Copies of FBN Statement 5.00
Regular Copies of FBN per page 1.00
Electronic copy of FBN index 50.00
Search Fee (per name per year) 10.00

Marriage

Type Fee $

License:

Public

Confidential

Duplicate/Replacement

 

79.00

80.00

5.00

Ceremony:

Standard

Supplement for Internet Wedding Cam

 

65.00

50.00

Deputize Marriage Commissioner 60.00
Authorize Notary re: Confidential License 300.00

Notary Service

Type Fee $

File & record oath and first page of bond:

Each additional page

42.00

3.00

Verify Notary’s Signature:First signature

Each additional signature by same notary

12.00

5.00

Paraprofessional Registrations

*Indicates add recording fees required for bond

Type Fee $
Humane Officer 5.00

Legal Document Assistant (registration, ID)

*Additional ID card

175.00

10.00

Photocopier Registration (registration, ID) *($100 if also a process server)

*Additional ID card

175.00

10.00

Process Server (registration, ID, fingerprints)

*Additional ID card

112.00

10.00

Unlawful Detainer Assistant

*Additional ID card

175.00

10.00

Passport

Type

Fee $

Passport Execution Fee (County Fee)                    

35.00

Expedite Fee 60.00
Overnight Delivery 15.89

Recording

Type

Fee $

Recording Fees:

First Page

Each Additional Page

Additional fees:

Real Estate Fraud Prosecution Fee

Senate Bill 2 – Building Homes and Jobs Act Fee (per parcel, per title)

 

14.00

3.00

 

3.00

75.00

Penalty: Undersized print (every page of the document) 1.00
Penalty: Documents which do not measure 8-1/2″x11″ (every page of the document) 3.00
Penalty: No Preliminary Change of ownership statement Filed with Property Transfer 20.00
Combined Documents (per title) 14.00

Additional Indexing:

Notice (per group of 10 names after initial 10)

 

1.00

Preliminary 20-Day Notice (record, notify filer) 84.00

Financing Statements / UCC (record)

First Page

Each Additional Page

 

14.00

3.00

Involuntary Liens:

 

1. Private/federal, affecting real property

 

a) Record and index lien

Basic

b) Supplemental Fee to Notify Debtors (Government Filers Exempt)

Each additional group of ten debtors

7.00

3.00

c) Search files & certify findings (per debtor)

15.00

2. State tax lien (in-state debtor):

Out-of-state debtor

No Fee

8.00

3. Release of lien executed by state or local govt, if lien was recorded without fee per Gov 27383

12.00
Acknowledge/Proof of Recording/ Conformed Copy 10.00
Research Files 20.00

Map of subdivided land:

First Page

Each Additional Page

 

9.00

2.00

File, index and keep each paper not required by law to be recorded 9.00

Copy of paper on file:

No Certification: First Page

No Certification: Subsequent Page

Certification and/or Under Seal

 

5.00

1.00

5.00

Translation Certificate

Type Fee $
Translation Certificate 10.00

Vital Records

Type Fee $
Certified copy of vital record:  

Birth

  • for general public
  • for government agency or private adoption agency

 

28.00

19.00

Death

for general public and government agency

 

21.00

Fetal Death

for general public and government agency

 

18.00

Marriage Certificate

  • for general public
  • for government agency

 

15.00

11.00

Search vital records:

Birth

Death

Marriage

 

28.00

21.00

15.00

Health Officer’s Signature Verification Certificate

(required for Apostille requests IF the birth or death certificate was issued by the San Mateo County Public Health Officer)

Apostilles of record (birth, death, or marriage) are only issued by the California Secretary of State’s Office or by one of their designated service providers. For more information, visit their website.

12.00

Other Clerk Services

  Fee $

Copy of paper on file:

No Certification: First Page

No Certification: Subsequent Page

Certification and/or Under Seal

 

1.00

1.00

5.00

FPPC Form 700 (copy, per page) (plus $5.00 retrieval fee for forms 5 or more years old) 0.10

Power of Attorney of admitted surety insurer (file)

First Name

Each Additional Name

 

18.00

5.00

Naturalization Index Search & Certificate 13.00
Search Coroner Reports (one-half hour) 115.00
Technical Work (custom, per half hour) 50.00