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Jefferson Parish Clerk of Court
Government Bldg - 200 Derbigny St, Suite 2200 / PO Box 10, Gretna, Louisiana 70053 / 70054-0010
8:30 to 4:30 M-F
Phone: (504) 364-2943 or 364-2962

 
 
 
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Jefferson Parish Louisiana Register of Deeds

Jefferson Parish Recorder Information

The Recording Department of the Clerk of Court is responsible for recording and maintaining real property records in Jefferson Parish.
 

Recording Fees

Deeds and all other documents:
DOCUMENT TO BE RECORDED IN ONE INDEX BOOK
(example: conveyance or mortgage)
(fees assessed separately per recording book)
Fees Include $5.00 LCRAA Fee, 10 names indexed and 1 certified copy
1 to 5 pages $100
2 to 25 pages $200
26 to 50 pages $300
51 or more pages $300 for the fist 50 pages + $5 per additional page

Index Fee after the 10th name $5 per name
Paper size larger than 8 1/2″ x 14 - $20 per page

Mortgage Certificates
First name: $20.00
Each ADDITIONAL name: $10.00

Lien & Privilege Certificates
1st name: $20.00
Each ADDITIONAL name: $10.00

Certificate Preparation Fees (if prepared by clerk of court employees)
Mortgage only $40.00
Lien & Privilege $40.00

Copies $1 per page)
Certified Copy $10 + copy fee
Postage - Actual amount
Notary Fee $10

NOTE: If the instrument must be recorded in both conveyance and mortgage record, then the recording fee will be twice the amount less $5.00 LCRAA fee)

Non-standard documents: $10.00 in addition to recording fees for documents that are not in compliance with the recording standards (La.R.S. 13:844(D)).

Recording fees are subject to change without notice. For the most current fees and further information, contact the local office directly.
 
Document Formatting Requirements
• Documents should be submitted on 8.5x11 inch white paper or 8.5x14 inch white paper. The font should be black and no smaller than 8 point.

• Original copies only are accepted. These are not returned to the submitter.

• In order to avoid the non-compliance fee, use a margin of two inches at the top of the first page and one inch at the bottom and sides, and identify the document by title right below the top margin (La.R.S.13:844(D)).

• Any party to an act conveying real property located in Louisiana outside the city limits of New Orleans may obtain a certificate showing whether the state, parish, municipal, and levee district taxes due thereon, except for the year in which the conveyance takes place, have been paid.

• The seller of residential real property shall complete a property disclosure document in a form prescribed by the Louisiana Real Estate Commission or a form that contains at least the minimum required by that commission.

• Documents must include a legal property description and must state the total consideration paid for the property.

The transfer of real property in Louisiana follows the general requirement of an authentic act. An authentic act is a writing executed before a notary public or other officer authorized to perform that function, in the presence of two witnesses, and signed by each party who executed it, by each witness, and by each notary public before whom it was executed.
 
 
 
 
E-Recording
We may be able to e-record your deed documents in Jefferson Parish, Click Here for more information.
 
Supplemental Documents

Notary Certificates