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Recorder Offices in Oklahoma County

Oklahoma County Clerk
320 Robert S. Kerr Ave., Suite 307, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73102
8:00am-5:00pm Monday through Friday
Phone: (405) 713-1864
Oklahoma County Clerk   320 Robert S. Kerr Ave., Suite 307, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73102

 
 
 
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Oklahoma County Recorder of Deeds
Oklahoma County Recorder Information
The recorder in Oklahoma County is responsible for recording and maintaining records related to real property situated in the County.
Recording Fees
To record the first page of a deed or mortgage, the fee is $8. Each additional page of the same document is $2.

Any instrument offered to a county clerk for recording that contains more than twenty-five legal descriptions per page, counted as each description which could require a separate line entry in the numerical index should be accompanied by an additional filing fee of $1 per legal description over twenty-five.

Photocopies of recorded documents are $1 per page. A certified copy is an additional $1 per page.

To record the first page of a non-conforming deed, the fee is $25. Each additional page of a nonconforming instrument is $10.

For the purpose of preserving, maintaining, and archiving recorded instruments, the county clerk will collect an additional $5 for each instrument recorded.

DOCUMENTARY TAX

A tax is imposed on any deed when the consideration or value of the interest or property conveyed, exclusive of the value of any lien or encumbrance thereon remaining at the time of the sale, exceeds $100. The tax is prorated at the rate of 75 cents per each $500 of the consideration.

The documentary stamps evidencing payment of the taxes must be affixed to the document before recording can take place.

Contact the Oklahoma County Clerk at 405-713-7184 if you have questions regarding recording fees or documentary taxes.
Document Formatting Requirements
The county clerk in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma serves as the registrar of deeds for the county. As registrar of deeds, the county clerk records all documents related to property interests, such as deeds, mortgages, liens, and mineral interests. These documents are recorded, filed, and permanently kept by the clerk.

RECORDING REQUIREMENTS FOR REAL PROPERTY DOCUMENTS

• All documents submitted for recording must be an original or a certified copy of an original.

• Documents should be submitted on paper no larger than 8.5x14 inches and no smaller than 8.5 x 11 inches.

• Documents should have a 1-inch top margin and ½ inch side margins. On the first page, the top margin should be 3 inches to allow space for the return address on the left side and the recording stamp on the right side.

• When submitting a document, there should be an area free of printed information. This should be sufficient in size to accommodate the documentary stamps, certification of the payment of mortgage tax, and recording information affixed by the county clerk, but should not extend into the margins. Please note that space requirements may vary. If sufficient space is not provided, an additional page will be attached

• Documents pertaining to real property must include a legal description of the property.

• To meet indexing requirement, documents must contain the addition, block and lot, section, township and range, and metes and bounds if necessary for location of property.

• Documents must name a grantor, grantee, specific legal descriptions, return address, signatures, and acknowledgements.

• Witnesses are not necessary for the validity of a deed.

• The consideration paid for the property should be listed in the deed.

• Provide the mailing address of the grantee or other designated party to which the instrument is to be returned after recording.

CONVEYANCES
A quitclaim deed, made in substantial compliance with the provisions of the Oklahoma Statutes, shall convey all the right, title, and interest of the grantor thereof in and to the premises described. This does not include covenants of warranty.

A warranty deed will convey to the grantee, his heirs, or assigns the whole interest the grantor has in the premises described, and is deemed to be a covenant on the part of the grantor that at the time of the making of the deed, he is legally seized of an indefeasible estate in fee simple of the premises and has good right and full power to convey the same; that the property is free from all encumbrances and liens, and that he warrants to the grantee, his heirs, and assigns the quiet and peaceable possession of the property, and will defend the title thereto against all persons who may lawfully convey the same. The covenants and warranty shall be obligatory and binding upon any such grantor, his heirs, and personal representatives as if written at length in such deed.

The following format may be used for a general warranty deed:

Know all men by these Presents:
That____part__ of the first part, in consideration of the sum of ____ dollars, in hand paid, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, do grant, bargain, sell and convey unto ____ the following described real property and premises, situate in ____ County, State of Oklahoma, to wit: ____ together with all the improvements thereon and the appurtenances thereunto belonging and warrant the title to the same.
To have and to hold said described premises unto the said part__ of the second part, ____ heirs and assigns forever, free, clear and discharged of and from all former grants, charges, taxes, judgments, mortgages and other liens and encumbrances of whatsoever nature;
Signed and delivered this ____ day of ____ 20__.
 
E-Recording
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Forms
Oklahoma County Real Estate Deed Forms

Quit Claim Deed Form
Warranty Deed Form
Special Warranty Deed Form
Grant Deed Form
Easement Deed Form
Transfer on Death Deed Form
Transfer on Death Revocation Form
Transfer on Death Affidavit of Acceptance Form
Affidavit of Surviving Joint Tenant Form
Correction Deed Form
Supplemental Documents

Oklahoma Statement of Value
Documentary Stamp Tax Exemptions
Documentary Stamp Tax Reference
 
 
 
Information
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