SERVICE ALERT

Due to necessary repairs, our unit inside the County Community Service Center in Westminster is closed until further notice. Should you need marriage or passport services, please visit our offices in Laguna Hills and Santa Ana. Our Fullerton branch office is also available for marriage services. Thank you for your patience and understanding. If you have any questions or need information about our services, please call us at (714) 834-2500.

 

Fees For Service

Recording Fees  
Standard first page*, one side 8 1/2" x 11" $ 6.00
Each additional page
(A $3.00 charge will be added to all pages of a document containing a non-standard page)
$ 3.00
Combined documents* (per title) $ 6.00
Multiple Reference (per reference) $ 1.00
Indexing more than 10 names (per group of 10 names) $ 1.00
Notification of involuntary lien (per debtor - not applicable to Mechanic Liens) $ 10.00
Release of any state, county, city or municipality tax lien $ 8.00
Survey Monument Preservation Fund (for each Grant Deed recorded showing a legal description other than a complete lot and tract) $ 20.00
Documentary Transfer Tax (per $500.00) $ 0.55
Change in Ownership (applies when recording a change in ownership without a Preliminary Change of Ownership Report) $ 20.00
* In addition to the standard recording fees listed, a District Attorney Fraud Fee of $3.00 per title will be applied to certain documents pursuant to Government Code Section 27388. 
Recorded Documents Copy Fees
Documents (per page) $ 1.00
Maps and Documents exceeding 11" x 18" (per page) $ 1.00
Certification (only completed documents will be certified) $ 1.00
Conformed copies $ 1.00
Birth and Death Records  
Certified Copy or Record Search  
Birth $ 28.00
Death $ 21.00
Marriage Licenses and Ceremonies
Public Marriage License $ 61.00
Confidential Marriage License $ 66.00
Civil Marriage Ceremony $ 28.00
Certified Copy of Confidential or Public Marriage Certificate $ 15.00
Duplicate Marriage License $ 25.00
License and Certificate of Confidential Marriage Issued to Authorized Notaries $ 64.00
Certificate of No Record of Marriage / Single Status $ 15.00
Affidavit to Amend Marriage License  
Less Than One Year from License Issuance Date (includes certified copy) $ 15.00
More Than One Year after License Issuance Date (includes certified copy) $ 15.00
Search of Marriage Record $ 15.00
Fictitious Business Name Statement  
Fictitious Business Name Statements (FBN) $ 23.00
each additional FBN after the first (on same statement) $ 7.00
each additional registrant after two (on same statement) $ 7.00
Statement of Abandonment of use of fictitious business name $ 23.00
Statement of withdrawal from partnership operating under fictitious business name $ 23.00
Notice of Dissolution of Partnership $ 30.00
Search fee for each fictitious/registrant name $ 7.00
Certificate of Filing/Non-Filing for each fictitious business name/registrant $ 9.00
Regular copy (per page) $ 0.15
Certification of Fictitious Business Statement $ 1.00
Notary Public  
Registration and filing fee $ 28.00
Bond recording fee (first page) $ 6.00
Fee for each additional page $ 3.00
Notary signature authentication $ 13.00
Process Server  
Registration and filing fee (includes one ID card) $ 107.00
Bond recording fee (first page) $ 6.00
Fee for each additional page $ 3.00
Additional ID cards $ 10.00
Professional Photocopiers  
Registration and filing fee (includes one ID) $ 182.00
Bond recording fee (first page) $ 6.00
Fee for each additional page $ 3.00
Additional ID cards $ 10.00
Unlawful Detainer/Legal Document Assistant  
Registration and filing fee (includes one ID) $ 182.00
Bond recording fee (first page) $ 6.00
Fee for additional page $ 3.00
Replacement ID cards $ 10.00
Fish and Game Environmental Filing  
Negative Declaration $2,181.25
Environmental Impact Report $3,029.25
County Clerk-Recorder Administrative/Processing fee $ 50.00
Passports  
Ten Year Passport (age 16 and older):
Check payable to U.S. Department of State
Processing fee payable to the Orange County Clerk-Recorder
$ 110.00
$ 25.00

$ 135.00
Passport Card* (age 16 and older who have an existing passport):
Check payable to U.S. Department of State
Processing fee payable to the Orange County Clerk-Recorder
$ 30.00
$ 25.00

$ 55.00
Passport Card* (age 16 and older without an existing passport):
Check payable to U.S. Department of State
Processing fee payable to the Orange County Clerk-Recorder
$ 30.00
$ 25.00

$ 55.00
Five Year Passport (under age 16):
Check payable to U.S. Department of State
Processing fee payable to the Orange County Clerk-Recorder
$ 80.00
$ 25.00

$ 105.00
Passport Card* (under age 16 who have an existing passport):
Check payable to U.S. Department of State
Processing fee payable to the Orange County Clerk-Recorder
$ 15.00
$ 25.00

$ 40.00
Passport Card* (under age 16 without an existing passport):
Check payable to U.S. Department of State
Processing fee payable to the Orange County Clerk-Recorder
$ 15.00
$ 25.00

$ 40.00
Expedited services (per passport) - make checks payable to U.S. Department of State $ 60.00
Two passport photos - applicants may furnish their own photos $ 15.00
* Passport card good for land and sea travel between the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda only.
Miscellaneous Fees  
Filing of maps (subdivisions, parcel, survey and assessment) $ 6.00
        Each additional page $ 2.00
Preliminary 20-day Notice of Mechanics Lien (filing and search fee) $ 72.00
Search of Federal tax liens and releases (ten year period) / name $ 15.00
Search of Uniform Commercial Code Financing Statement (five-year period) / name $ 15.00
Exemplification of record or paper $ 20.00
Certification of Registered Translators $ 10.00
Payment Information  

Acceptable method of payments: Cash, Check, Money Order, Cashier's Check, Discover, American Express, MasterCard/Visa Credit and Debit.

Please make checks payable to the Orange County Clerk-Recorder.

Return Check Service Fee: $25.00.