Recording Fees

A “document” is defined as those pages presented together for filing or recording, inclusive of the act, together with exhibits, riders, or any additional documents attached thereto, including but not limited to powers of attorney, property description exhibits, tax certificates and researchers, mortgage certificates, resolutions, certificates, and surveys, R.S. 13:844(B)(1)

Every document filed for those pages recorded shall be captioned as to type of act on the first page and shall asked to type of at on the first page and shall have on the first page a margin of 2″ at the top and 1” at the bottom and sides. The type size shall be no less than 8 point, R.S. 13:844(B)(2). Documents to be recorded may be either 8 ½”x 11” or 8 ½” x 14” paper.

Documents to be recorded in one index type (fees are assessed separately for each recording book)
1 to 5 pages$105
6 to 25 pages$205
26 to 50 pages$305
51 or more pages$305 for the first 50 pages plus $5 per additional page
This includes up to 10 names indexed, a certified copy, and a LCRAA Portal Fee
Index Fee after the 10th name$5 per name
Paper size larger than 8 1/2″ x 14″$20 per page
Debtor Fee (No SS # or Tax ID)$2 per debtor
Cancellation / Partial Release (single cancellation)$55
Cancellation / Partial Release (multiple cancellations)Based on per page fee above

Affidavit of Identity

Judgment or lien prior to 07/01/12$23 + ($6 for each additional page + 3 for each additional name)
Judgment or lien after 07/01/12$0

Maps / Plats oversize:

1 page + oversize charge$125
This includes up to 10 names indexed$5 per name after the 10th name

Notice of Repossession


Mortgage Certificate / Lien Certificate (10 year search)

1 name and 1 tract or project$20
Each additional name$10
Each additional tract$20
Copies(up to $2 per page)
Conformed Copy$5 + copy fee
Certified Copy$10 + copy fee
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