Cheshire County Seal


Cheshire County Registry of Deeds

33 West Street
Keene, New Hampshire 03431

Tel. (603)352-0403 Fax (603)352-7678
Office hours - Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed State Holidays

 
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Recording Fees


Payment is to be made at the time of recording.

***EFFECTIVE MAY 1ST 2013***
Separate checks required for recording fees, transfer tax, and L-Chip

Filings must comply with the following recording standards.
Filings which do not comply may be rejected and returned.

Recording Requirements
National Document Recording Standards
Plat Law

Town location (Physical Location) is required on each document

Return postage or self addressed stamped envelope
must be included if being returned by mail.

Checks should be made payable to: Cheshire County Registry of Deeds


L-CHIP REQUIRED FEES FOR

Deed ($25 L-Chip required) Note exemptions for public entity or agency
Mortgage ($25 L-Chip required) Note exemptions for public entity or agency
Discharges ($25 L-Chip required) Note exemptions for public entity or agency
Plans per set ($25 L-Chip required) Note exemptions for public entity or agency

Click here for L-Chip information


DEED

$12 for recording deed, first page
$4 for second page and each additional page
Real Estate Transfer Tax required
$25 L-Chip required unless exempt

Click here for Deeds Fee worksheet


MORTGAGE

$12 for recording mortgage: first page
$4 for second page and each additional page
$25 L-Chip required unless exempt

Click here for Mortgage Fees worksheet


MORTGAGE DISCHARGE

$17 DISCHARGE OF MORTGAGE: first page
$4 for second page and each additional page
$15 for each additional mortgage discharge or document referenced
$25 L-Chip required unless exempt

Click here for Discharge Fees worksheet


DISCHARGE OTHER THAN MORTGAGE

$17 DISCHARGE other than mortgage: first page
$4 for second page and each additional page
$10 for each additional discharge or document referenced
$25 L-Chip required unless exempt

Click here for Discharge Fees worksheet


ASSIGNMENT OF MORTGAGE

$12 First mortgage assignment: first page
$4 for each additional page
$5 subsequent mortgage being assigned

Click here for Mortgage Assignment Fees worksheet


UCC RECORDINGS

$17 UCC recordings and Terminations: first page
$4 for second page and each additional page


ALL OTHER DOCUMENTS

$12 first page
$4 for second page and each additional page


PLANS:
Plat Law

$11 - 8 ½ x 11
$11 - 11 X 17
$16 - 17 X 22
$26 - 22 X 34
$26 - 24 x 36
$25 L-Chip required unless exempt


TRANSFER TAX
Department of Revenue Administration

NH transfer tax = transaction amount x 0.015 ($15 per thousand)

Corrective or confirmatory documents are exempt from L-Chip fee.

L-Chip surcharge is NOT required for the recording of any documents in which a party is: The United States or the State of NH, a State agent, a County, a City, Town, School District or Village

All fees paid to the Registry of Deeds are determined by the NH Legislature.
All fees include a $2 surcharge pursuant to RSA 478:17-j.

 



 

Anna Z. Tilton, Register
atilton@nhdeeds.com
www.co.cheshire.nh.us/Deeds

Mira Cook, Deputy
mcook@nhdeeds.com

Copy Dept.
Tel (603) 355-3001
Fax (603) 355-4859
cheshirecopies@nhdeeds.com

Cheshire Registry
Tel. (603)352-0403

 

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