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Recording Fees

The County Clerk's Office is available for recording from 8:00am until 5:00pm Monday through Friday.

 

****** EFFECTIVE July 1, 2013 ******

 RECORDING FEES FOR LEA COUNTY, NEW MEXICO

REAL ESTATE RECORDS

 

 

RECORDING:

 
All Documents: (Including Financing Statements/Uniform Commercial Code Filing.  These fees apply to all filings: initial filings, amendments, continuations, assignments, releases, partial releases and terminations.)
 

1 to 10 Index Entries:
 $25.00 NMSA 14-8-15B
Each Additional Block of 10 Entries: $25.00  NMSA 14-8-15C
Interested Party/In-Person/Less Than 10 Entries: $10.00 New Section

 
Entries to Index are defined as:

 1 Grantor = 1 Entry           
 1 Grantee = 1 Entry
1 Reference = 1 Entry

 

References are defined as:

1.  Legal description.  If described as a section, township and range, each different section, township and range is counted as a reference.   If described as subdivision, each different Tract, Unit or Block.  If all references do not have a legal description, then:

2.  Book and Page reference.  If all references do not have a book and page number, then:

3.  State or Federal Lease number.   If all references do not have a lease number then:

4.  A combination  of any of the above in order to index each reference.

 

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Facsimile or electronic filings are not accepted.

 

COPY FEES: 

 5 Copies or Less:No Fee
More Than 5 Copies:$.50 Each               

 

FAX FEES:

Under 20 Pages:$.50 Per Page
Over 20 Pages:$1.00 Per Page

 
SCANNING DOCUMENTS AND EMAIL FEES: 
$1.00 per page
Additional accommodations will be an additional fee.


Administrative Fee for Claim of Exemption:  $25.00
Filing Fee for Surveys or Plats    8 1/2 x 14  -  24 x 36:  $25.00
 
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