County Recorder Recording Fee Update

Fee increase coming Jan. 1, 2024

Most recording fees will increase by $100 starting January 1, 2024. The basic recording fee will be $303.50. The fee increases are mandated by state law.

The fee increase does not apply to:

  • assignments or substitutions of previously recorded deeds of trust
  • documents recording a birth, marriage, divorce, or death
  • marriage licenses issued by a county in Washington state
  • documents recording a federal, state, county, city, water-sewer district, or wage lien, or satisfaction of lien
  • any recorded documents otherwise exempted under state law

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