ACT 173 of the 2017 Regular Legislative Session
Effective August 1, 2017
A “document” is defined as those pages presented together for filing or recording, inclusive of the act, together with exhibits, riders, or additional documents attached thereto, including but not limited to powers of attorney, property description exhibits, tax certificates and researches, mortgage certificates, resolutions, certificates, and surveys, R.S. 13:844(B)(1).
Every document filed for recordation shall be captioned as to type of act on the 1st page and shall have on the 1st page a margin of 2” at the top and 1” at the bottom and sides. The type size shall not be less than 8 point, R.S. 13:844(B)(2). Documents to be recorded may be either 8 ½” x 11” paper or 8 ½” x 14” paper.
Documents to be recorded in 1 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 +$5 per additional page
This includes up to 10 names indexed, a certified copy, and the LCRAA Portal Fee.
Index Fee after the 10th name $5 per name
Paper size larger than 8 ½” x 14” $20 per page
Debtor Fee (No SS # or Tax ID) $25 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
1 page + oversize charge $125
This includes up to 10 names indexed. $5 per name after the 10th name
Notice of Repossession $75
Mortgage Certificate/Lien Certificate (10 year search)
1 name and 1 tract or project $20
Each additional name $10
Each additional tract $20
Copies $1 per page
Conformed Copy (stamped copy) $5 + copy fee
Certified Copy $10 + copy fee
Postage Actual Amount
Notary Fee $10
Certified Copy of a Marriage License $10
NOTE: If the instrument must be recorded in both Conveyance and Mortgage records, then the recording fee will be twice the amount.