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Bear Lake County, Idaho

Recorder Offices

Bear Lake County Clerk

7 East Center, Paris, Idaho 83261

8:30 to 5:00 M-F

Phone: (208) 945-2212 Ext. 5

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Idaho - Bear Lake County Recorder Information

The County Clerk is responsible for recording and maintaining records related to real property located in Bear Lake County.

Recording Fees

For recording each of the following types of instruments, provided such instrument is thirty (30) pages or less:

Deeds, grants and conveyances of real property $15.00

Trust deeds or mortgages of real property, including fixture filings (UCC mortgages),
security agreements and assignments of leases and rents if contained within the same
instrument for recording $45.00 for first 30 pages, then $3.00 for each additional page

Reconveyances of trust deeds, including a substitution of trustee if contained within
the same instrument for recording, and releases of mortgages $15.00

Powers of Attorney $25.00

Surveys - Recording Fees: $5.00 per survey
Copies of Recorded Surveys: $4.00 per survey page

All OTHER DOCUMENTS $10.00 first page, $3.00 each additional page (Letter & Legal sizes)

Per page $1.00
Certification of copy per document $1.00
Conformed document per page (originals only) $0.50

Document Formatting Requirements

* A conveyance of real estate is made by an instrument in writing and subscribed by the party disposing of the real estate.

* A page is not to exceed 8.5 x 14 inches and should not be smaller than 8.5 x 11 inches.

* Each page shall be typewritten or written in legible handwriting. Printing should be single-sided only. Pages with printing on both sides will be charged as two pages.

* The name and complete mailing address of the grantee must appear on instruments.

* The grantor should sign the document and have his/her signature acknowledged.

* On the first page, provide a 2-inch top margin. All other margins should be at least 1-inch.

* Below the top margin on the first page, provide a document title.

* A legal description of the real property should be on the first page of instruments submitted for recording.

Recording gives notice: Every conveyance of real property acknowledged or proved, and certified, and recorded as prescribed by law, from the time it is filed with the recorder for record, is constructive notice of the contents thereof to subsequent purchasers and mortgagees.