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County Clerk Fee Schedules

The following is a comprehensive Fee Schedule covering the various services offered by the County Clerk.

If you have any questions please contact us at:

Voice: 845-486-2120
Fax: 845-486-2138 (DMV Documents should not be faxed to this number)
Toll Free: 866-694-4700 (outside 845 area code only)

Email the Dutchess County Clerk: bkendall@dutchessny.gov

Or visit us at:

22 Market Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Contact

  • Mail a Clerk’s Minutes Case to Another County or the Appellate Court  $20.00
  • Copy of Filed Map  $10.00
  • Certified Copy of Filed Map  $12.00
  • Copy – Mail request $10.00 per document and certified Copy Mail request $11.00 per document
    • For transcripts, briefs and memos:
    • + $0.65 per page for a copy
    • + $1.25 per page for a certified copy
  • Transfer a Pistol Permit to Another County
    • This requires two (2) checks--one check to Dutchess County and a second check to the new county:  $5.00 to each county
  • Search Fees:
    • Fee per Name for every two years searched  $5.00

NOTE: Personal checks over $400 will not be accepted

  • Assignment of Mortgage, record  $45.00
    • + per page  $5.00
    • + reference  $.50
    • + each additional mortgage   $3.50
  • Assumed Business Name Certificate  $25.00 (CASH or MONEY ORDER only)
    • Amendment  $25.00
    • Certified Copy  $5.00
    • Discontinuance   NO FEE
  • Building Loan Contract   $25.00
  • Certificate (any except those covered under specific title)   $5.00
  • Certificate of Dissolution of Marriage $5.00
  • Certified Copy - Clerk prepared, per page   $1.25
    • Minimum    $5.00
  • Clerk's Certificate (authenticating notary, registrar or judge)  $3.00
  • Client Prepared, per page   $.65
    • Minimum   $5.20
  • Deed, record   $45.00
    • + per page   $5.00
    • + each cross reference   $.50
    • + Capital Gains affidavit (TP-584) $5.00
    • + Red Hook affidavit  $5.00
    • + RP - 5217 form (original plus 3 copies)
    • Effective 6/1/09, Boxes 7a, 7b and 7e   $125.00
    • All other Boxes   $250.00
  • Default Judgment $210.00
  • Discharge of Mortgage, record   $45.00
    • + per page   $5.00
    • + each mortgage reference   $.50
  • Execution
    • File   NO FEE
    • Issue, per copy   $5.00
  • Exemplified Copy
    • $15.00 (Includes Certified Copy Fee)
  • Federal Tax Lien
    • File   $40.00
    • Release   $40.00
  • Filing (any instrument except in action or proceeding or which is covered under specific title)  $5.00
  • Hospital Lien    $5.00
  • Index Number   $210.00
    • + If foreclosure of mortgage additional $190
  • Jury Demand   $65.00
  • Lis Pendens   $35.00
    • + Index Number fee   $400.00  (effective 9/1/2010)
    • + reference (if foreclosure of mortgage)   $.50
    • Cancel    NO FEE
  • Map, file   $10.00/page
    • Copy   $10.00/page
    • Certified Copy    $12.00/page
  • Marriage Record (1908-1935)
    • Certified Copy $5.00
  • Mechanics Lien, File   $15.00
    • Affidavit of Service   NO FEE
    • Amend   NO FEE 
    • Cancel    NO FEE
    • Discharge by payment into court   $3.00
  • Miscellaneous Record, record   $40.00
    • + per page   $5.00
    • + reference   $.50
  • Mortgage, record   $45.00
    • + per page    $5.00
    • + each cross reference   $.50
    • + affidavit   $5.00
    • + Building Loan   $25.00
  • Naturalization Petition   $675.00
  • Notary Public
    • Certificate authenticating signature   $3.00
    • Filing appointment   $60.00
    • Issue Certificate of Appointment   $5.00
    • Filing Oath card   $10.00
  • Note of Issue   $30.00
  • Notice of Appeal (civil)   $65.00
  • Notice of Attachment    $35.00
    • + Index number fee   $210.00
  • Notice of Lending   $15.00
  • Notice of Motion/Cross Motion (after index # has been purchased)   $45.00
  • Order to Show Cause (after index # has been purchased)   $45.00
  • Power of Attorney, record    $45.00
    • + per page   $5.00
  • Processing Fee: The County Clerk is authorized to charge a fee for processing of  under-payments   $10.00
  • Recording (any instrument except those covered under specific title)   $40.00
    • + per page   $5.00
  • Redemption Certificate    $5.50
  • Request for Judicial Intervention    $95.00
  • Satisfaction of Judgment, file    NO FEE
    • Issue certificate of disposition    $5.00
  • Search, each name each 2 year period    $5.00
  • Separation Agreement    $5.00
  • Small Claims Assessment Review    $30.00
  • Statement for Judgment    $45.00
  • Stipulation Discontinuing Action/Settlement    $35.00
  • Tax Sale, record    $45.00
    • + per page    $5.00
  • Transcript of Judgment, file    $10.00
    • Issue    $5.00
    • Amend   NO FEE
  • TRIAL DE NOVO, file    $95.00
  • Wage Assignment   $5.00
    • Cancel   NO FEE
  • UCCs
    • The County Clerk's Office accepts only those forms that are ATTACHED TO REALTY.
    • All funds are retained by this office whether they are accepted for filing or not.
    • UCC-1  $40.00
    • UCC-3  $40.00
    • UCC-11 (search)
      • ONE debtor named per request  $25.00
      • Copies per page  $ 5.00
      • Certified Copy  $10.00

*Non-Standard Forms are forms with additional sheets attached

NOTE: Personal checks over $400 will not be accepted