Recording Fees


(Includes rerecorded and subordinate mortgages, supplemental indentures)
Deed & Other Documents

Each additional page exceeding 8 1/2" x 14"
Within any document$5.00
Mechanics Lien
With one first-class mailing$25.00
Each additional mailing$2.00
Copies 11" x 17" or smaller, per page$1.00
Cpoies larger than 11" x 17", per page$5.00
Uniform Commercial Code Liens
Initial Filing or Amendments, 2 pages or less$6.00
3 Pages or more$10.00
SEARCH, one name$7.00
Each addition name$5.00

Note that recording fees are subject to change and should be verified with the local recorder prior to submitting documents.

Document Formatting Requirements

  • To record a conveyance or mortgage at the County Recorder’s Office, the instrument must be properly acknowledged.
  • Beneath the signatures of the persons who executed the document, the persons witnessing it, and the notary public, names must be printed, stamped, or typed.
  • If the instrument submitted for recording is a copy, the instrument should be marked ‘Copy.’
  • Documents should be on white paper no larger than 8.5×14 inches. Paper should be twenty pound weight and not continuously bound.
  • On the first and last page of a document, the top and bottom margins should be at least 2 inches and ½ inch on the sides.
  • On each additional page, margins should be at least ½ inch on the top, bottom, and sides.
  • Documents should be computer generated or typed with at least 10 point font.
  • The name of the person preparing the instrument must be given on the document. This can be given in the following form: ‘This instrument prepared by NAME.’
  • Notarized documents require county residence of notary and commission expiration.
  • A transfer of deeds for taxation requires an endorsement by the county auditor before recording takes places.
  • The grantee’s name and address is required to be on all documents of conveyance.
  • Documents should not contain full social security numbers or other personal identification numbers.
  • A Sales Disclosure form is required to be submitted with the deed.

Knox County Recorder’s Office

111 N. 7th St., Suite 2
Vincennes, IN  47591.

Telephone 812-885-2508

Fax 812-885-2509


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Lisa Clark-Benock


111 North 7th Street
Vincennes Indiana 47591