The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois
 

Recorder Fees Schedule

NOTE:

AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE OF $9.00 FOR FILING ANY REAL ESTATE-RELATED DOCUMENT DATED ON OR AFTER AUGUST 1, 2005 FOR THE ILLINOIS RENTAL HOUSING SUPPORT PROGRAM ACT IS INCLUDED FOR ALL FEES LISTED BELOW.

AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE OF $ 3.00 FOR FILING EVERY INSTRUMENT, PAPER OR NOTICE FOR RECORD, IN ORDER TO DEFRAY THE COST OF CONVERTING THE COUNTY RECORDER'S DOCUMENT STORAGE SYSTEM TO COMPUTERS OR MICROGRAPHICS, IS INCLUDED FOR ALL FEES LISTED BELOW.

AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE OF $15.00 FOR FILING EVERY INSTRUMENT, PAPER OR NOTICE FOR RECORD IN ORDER TO DEFRAY THE COST OF IMPLEMENTING OR MAINTAINING THE COUNTY'S GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM, IS INCLUDED FOR ALL FEES LISTED BELOW.

ANY INSTRUMENT WHICH AFFECTS REAL PROPERTY AND IS FILED IN THE RECORDER'S OFFICE MUST HAVE AFFIXED THERETO A COMPUTER INDEX NUMBER. PROPER COMPUTER INDEX NUMBER TO BE AFFIXED SHALL BE THE PERMANENT PARCEL NUMBER OF THE PARCEL.

ANY INSTRUMENT WHICH PURPORTS TO AFFECT REAL PROPERTY MUST HAVE AFFIXED THERETO THE COMMON STREET ADDRESS OF THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN THE INSTRUMENT.

Any instrument that does not conform to the following standards shall be charged an additional fee, in an amount equal to the fee otherwise provided by law, for recording a document (other than a document filed under the Plat Act or the Uniform Commercial Code).

  1. The document shall consist of one or more individual sheets measuring 8.5 inches by 11 inches, not permanently bound and not a continuous form. Graphic displays accompanying a document to be recorded that measure up to 11 inches by 17 inches shall be recorded without charging an additional fee.
  2. The document shall be legibly printed in black ink, by hand, type or computer. Signatures and dates may be in contrasting colors as long as they reproduce clearly.
  3. The document shall be on white paper of not less than 20-pound weight and shall have a clean margin of at least one-half inch on the top, the bottom and each side. Margins may be used only for non-essential notations which will not effect the validity of the document, including but not limited to form numbers, page numbers and customer notations.
  4. The first page of the document shall contain a blank space, measuring at least 3" inches by 5 inches, from the upper right corner.
  5. The document shall not have any attachment stapled or otherwise affixed to any page.

A document that does not conform to these standards shall not be recorded except upon payment of the additional fee required under this paragraph. This paragraph, as amended by this amendatory Act of 1995, applies only to documents dated after the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1995.

ALL FEES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
$25.00 Fee for a returned check 
DEEDS, MORTGAGES, RELEASES ETC
For recording deeds or other instruments for the
first four (4) pages.
$40.00
Each additional page.$1.00
Each additional document number therein noted.$1.00
 
Wherein the premises affected are referred to by
document number, and not by legal description
and for each document therein noted.
$1.00
Assignment of mortgages, leases or liens for the
first four (4) pages.
$40.00
Each additional page.$1.00
 
For recording each mortgage, lease or lien
document after the first one, whenever a mortgage,
lease or lien assignment assigns more than one
document (Blanket Assignment).
$7.00
COPIES
Per page.$0.50
Plus for certification.$5.00
SURVEYORS MONUMENT RECORD
Recording fee (subject to the same fees as above).  
PLATS AND DELINEATIONS
Maps or Plats of Additions or Subdivisions.$78.00
Plats of Condominiums.$78.00
Each additional page.$1.00
Plat of Survey (single page legal size) no more than
two (2) lots or parcels.
$40.00
COPY OF MAP OR PLAT
Per page from microfilm.$2.50
Per page from mylar.$5.00
Plus for certification.$5.00
UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE
All UCC filings, except terminations & farm property.$48.00
Terminations: For Filings before 7/1/01.$33.00
Terminations: For Filings 7/1/01 and after.$48.00
Each additional name in excess of one.$5.00
Farm Property.$35.00
REQUEST FOR FILING INFORMATION ON UCC DOCUMENTS
Certificate Issued Per Name Searched.$10.00
Copy of financing statement or statement of assignment
per page.
$1.00
LIENS - LIS PENDENS - JUDGMENTS - CHATTEL
Mechanics' Lien.$40.00
Release of Mechanics' Lien.$40.00
Release of Federal Tax Lien.$30.00
Release of State Tax Lien.$30.00
Lis Pendens Notice.$40.00
Termination of Lis Pendens.$40.00
Memorandum of Judgment.$40.00
Release or Satisfaction of Judgment.$40.00
Revival of Memorandum of Judgment.$40.00
Lien on Chattel.$30.00
Release of Lien on Chattel.$30.00
DOCUMENTS SUBMITTED FOR RECORDING BY ENTITIES OF
THE STATE OF ILLINOIS OR THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

Fee schedule available in the office of the Recorder

MILITARY DISCHARGE
Recordation.No Charge 
One (1) certified copy.No Charge 
Each additional certified copy.$1.25
FACSIMILE MACHINES
Our FAX number for Document Requests is: (630) 407-5301
Our FAX number for Recording is: (630) 407-5303
Copies sent within the Continental USA First page.$5.00
Each additional page.$1.00
Copies sent outside the Continental USA First page.$10.00
Each additional page.$1.00
SERVICE CHARGES FOR MAILING DOCUMENTS AND PLATS
Mailing charge for each document.$5.00
Mailing charge for each plat.$5.00
ALL FEES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
 
$25.00 Fee for a returned check