Pinellas County Fees

315 Court St.
Clearwater, FL  33756

(727) 464-7000



Recording, Indexing, Filing any Instrument, Not more than 14″ x 8 1/2″, First Page 10.00
Each additional page 8.50
Indexing instruments recorded in the Official Records which contain more than 4 names, per each additional name (Recording Fee Calculator) 1.00

Preparing Affidavit of Domicile
Examining, Certifying and Recording Plats and for Recording Condominium Exhibits larger than 14″ x 8 1/2″:
First page 35.00
Each additional page 19.50
Intangible Tax, per dollar 2 mills
Documentary Stamps on Deeds, per hundred or fraction thereof 0.70
Documentary Stamps on Stocks, Bonds per hundred of face value or fraction thereof 0.35
Documentary Stamps on Promissory Notes, Certificates of Indebtedness, Wage Assignments, Retail Charge Agreements per hundred or fraction thereof 0.35
Administrative Fee for Trustee Foreclosure 50.00

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Processing application for tax deed sale 60.00
Disbursement of excess proceeds of tax deed sale: First $100.00 or fraction thereof 10.00
Receiving Money into Court Registry: First $500.00, percent 3%
Each subsequent $100.00, percent 1.5%
Deposit Required from high bidder at sale 200.00

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For preparing, numbering, and indexing an original record of appellate proceedings, per instrument 3.50
Copying any instrument in court records or official records, Not more than 14″ x 8 1/2″, per page 1.00
Larger than 14″ x 8 1/2″, per page 5.00
Copying any instrument in public records, per one-sided copy 0.15
per two-sided copy 0.20
Copying any instrument in public records by other than photographic process, per page 6.00
Photographic copies of recorded plats, per page 5.00
Making microfilm copies of any public record: 16mm 100′ microfilm roll 42.00
35mm 100′ microfilm roll 60.00
Microfiche, per fiche 3.50
Writing any paper other than herein specifically mentioned, same as for copying, including signing and sealing, per page 7.00
Certifying copies of any instrument in public records 2.00
Verifying any instrument presented for certification prepared by someone other than Clerk, per page 3.50
Oath, administering, attesting, and sealing, not otherwise provided for 3.50
Notary Fee 5.00
Approving bond 8.50
Searching of records, each year’s search 2.00
Sealing any court file or expungement of any record (plus applicable charges for copies, certification, notary and mailing) 42.00
Receiving and disbursing all restitution payments, per payment 3.50
Postal charges incurred by the Clerk of the Circuit Court in any mailing by certified or registered mail Actual
Exemplified Certificates 7.00
Authenticated Certificates 7.00
Application and Permit for Home Solicitation Sales 100.00
FDLE Background Check 24.00
For receiving/disbursing all partial payments, per month 5.00
For setting up a payment plan, one time processing service charge 25.00
Issuing and filing a subpoena for a witness, includes writing, preparing,
signing, and sealing
For signing and sealing only (payable to the Clerk of Court) 2.00
Witness fees -per day, plus $.06 per mile, round trip
(payable to the party being subpoenaed in the form of a check)
Sheriff’s service fee (payable to the Sheriff)
(Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.)
Review audio or video tapes of Court Proceedings 10.00*
Review audio or video tapes entered as evidence, per hour
*Charge applicable when staff time exceeds 30 minutes.
For reproducing condo or subdivision plats in an electronic format: CD
cost per image
Actual cost
For furnishing an electronic copy of information contained in a computer database, fee as provided in Ch 119 Varies
Sheriff’s service fee (payable to the Sheriff)
(for Writs of Replevin / Possession / Distress / Attachment only)
Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.