Statutory Fee Details


  • Act. Number 346 Public Acts of 1990
  • Effective January 1, 1991
  • MCLA 600.2567

Recording Fees

For entering and recording any deed, mortgage, certified copy, or other instrument, all documents will cost $30 to record regardless of the number of pages. (Plus transfer tax and tax certificate if applicable.)

Assignment & Discharge Fees

For any document which assigns or discharges more than one instrument, $3 shall be added to the recording fee for each additional instrument so assigned or discharged.

Warranty Deeds - Land Contracts

A tax certificate must be obtained from the County Treasurer's Office prior to recording any of the following (MCLA 211.135):

  • Land Contract - Assignment of Land Contract with warranty clause
  • Warranty Deed - Any Deed which contains a covenant of warranty

Tax Certificates



From Schedule of Fees for Recording and Filing Instruments; Office of Register of Deeds in the State of Michigan, document MLM 904, Revised 2001.