Recording & Filing Fees
Wisconsin Statutes govern fees and are uniform throughout the state.
Recorded documents will be returned to the sender or designee.
|Type of Recorded Item||Fee|
|Deeds, mortgages, land contracts, satisfactions, etc. and miscellaneous documents entitled to be recorded in the Register of Deeds Office||$30|
|Non-Probate transferring joint property through the Register of Deeds Office||$30|
Filed documents are not returned to the sender.
|Filed Document Type||Fee|
|Certified Survey Maps||$30|
|Federal Tax Liens||$30|
|Filed documents for which no other fee is specified in Wisconsin Statutes||$30|
Recorded plats are not returned to the sender.
|Transportation Project Plats||$25|
Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) Financing Statements
|Type of Statement||Fee|
|UCC-1 Financing Statement Real Estate Fixture Filing||$30|
|UCC-3 amendment, et al (for example: Real Estate)||$30|
|Copies of Uniform Commercial Codes (UCC)||$2 a page|
Please use the National Form and Addendums effective July 1, 2001. Only real estate filings will be filed with Kenosha County. All other filings must be sent to the Department of Financial Institutions in Madison.
|Original First Page Fee||Each Additional Page Fee|
|Copy of recorded or filed documents, unless listed differently below||$2||$1|
|Copy of plats||$3||$3|
|Copy of discharge papers||No charge||No charge|
The certification fee is $1 for copies of the above documents. There is no certification fee for copies of UCC financing papers.
Vital Records Fee Schedule
|Type of Vital Record||First Copy Fee||Additional Copies Fee|
|Amendments to Vital Records||$10||N/A|
|Delayed Birth Record||$10||N/A|
|Legitimization of Child||$10||N/A|
|Legitimization of Child, if child’s name changes||$20||N/A|
|Termination of Domestic Partnership||$20||$3|
|Verification of Birth Fee||$7||N/A|
According to Wisconsin State Statute, a certified copy of a vital record is only available to persons with a direct and tangible interest.
|Birth Record Search||$20|
|Marriage / Death Record Search||$20|
|Real Estate Search||$5|
|Termination of Domestic Partnership||$20|