Recording Fees

Recording Fees The following fees are charged by Arapahoe County for recording documents and for copies of records. Please include your return mailing address on the front of the document in the upper left-hand corner for recording.

Payment is accepted in cash, check or money order payable to 'Arapahoe County Clerk.' (Returned checks will be subject to a service charge and processing fee.)

For more information about document recording and copies, please call the Recording Division at 303-795-4520.

Document Fee
Letter or Legal-Size Document (up to 8.5 x 14)
First page $13
Each additional page $5
Plats, Maps and Documents Larger than 8.5 x 14
First page $13
Each additional page $10
We accept only 24 x 36" plats on Mylar.
Documentary Fees
On all documents granting or conveying title to real property $0.05 per $500 consideration
Federal Tax Liens
First page $8
Each additional page $5
Survey Plats
First page $20
Each additional page $10
UCC Filings (Real Estate Fixture Filings Only)
1-2 Pages $13 Flat Fee
3 or more pages $18 Flat Fee
All e-recorded UCC Statements $8 Flat Fee
All other UCC Filings should be sent to: Colorado Secretary of State, 1700 Broadway, Ste. 200, Denver, CO 80290
Military Discharge
DD214 and 2 Certified Copies No Charge
Marriage or Civil Union License
Application and Recording of Certificate $30
Non-Certified Copy $0.25 per page
Certified Copy $1 fee + $0.25 per page
Plat Maps Please contact us at 303-795-4520 for pricing on plat copies.
Fees Effective January 1, 2017. Note: Recording fees increased by an additional $2 surcharge per filing beginning Jan. 1, 2017 under Senate Bill 16-115, excluding survey plats, marriage licenses and civil union licenses. C.R.S. 30-10-421