Real Estate Deeds
Register of Deeds

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Nevada - Clark County Recorder Information

The recorder in Clark County is responsible for recording and maintaining records related to real property situated in the county.

Recording Fees

The recording fee structure for Clark County effective as of October 1, 2017 will be as follows:
$25.00 Base recording fee
$1.00 Fund to assist persons formerly in Foster Care
$8.00 Nevada Legal Aid Services for the indigent
$1.00 Compensation for investigators appointed by District Courts
$5.00 Technology Fees
$40.00 Total Recording Fees

Any document that transfers an interest in real property is subject to transfer tax. The transfer tax rate is $2.55 per $500 of valuation.

Copy Fees:
For copying any record, for each page $1.00
Certification $4.00

Debit or Credit cards, cashier's check, money order or cash accepted.
Personal checks are not accepted.

Document Formatting Requirements

PARCEL NUMBER - The 11-digit parcel number must be placed at the top left corner of the first page of the document.
Must comply with current 11-digit parcel numbering system as used by the Assessor's office.
Any document relating exclusively to the transfer of water rights does not require a parcel number.
To obtain your 11-digit Parcel Number (APN) contact the assessor's office.

LEGIBILITY - Documents must be clearly readable and capable of producing a legible microfilm record. (NRS 247.120)

NAMES UNDER SIGNATURE - Names must be printed or typed under all signatures except notaries with a legible notary stamp, and witnesses. (NRS 247.190)

NOTARY ACKNOWLEDGMENT - Real Estate Deed documents require proper acknowledgement by a notary.
NOTE: Using BLACK or DARK BLUE ink is preferred on notary stamps. Using any other color such as faded black, light blue, or red will not reproduce legibly and may appear incomplete and therefore, may invalidate its use.

RETURN ADDRESS - A "Return Document to", name and address must be indicated and clearly identified on each document.

MAIL TAX STATEMENTS TO - Required on any document transferring title. Must be stated with a name and address on any document transferring title.

Grantee name and address must be on any documents that transfers title.

LEGAL DESCRIPTION - Legal description must appear on all documents that are transferring real property.

CORRECT PAYMENT ENCLOSED - The correct amount must accompany the document to be recorded.

Formatting Standards:

If your document does not meet these formatting standards, you will be charged an additional non-compliance fee ( $25 ) to record the document.

A county recorder shall charge and collect, in addition to any fee that a county recorder is otherwise authorized to charge and collect, an additional fee of $25 for recording any document that does not meet the standards set forth in subsection 3 of NRS 247.110. A county recorder shall not charge the additional fee authorized by this subsection for recording a document that is exempt from the provision of subsection 3 of NRS 247.110.

PAPER COLOR/TYPE/SIZE/SIDE - Document should be on white 20 pound paper that is 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches in size, except for certain maps. Documents should not contain printed material on more than one side of each page. (NRS 247.110)

INK COLOR - Documents should be printed or typed in BLACK ink (Signatures can be black or blue only) and not contain colored markings to highlight text or any other part of the documents. (NRS 247.110)

FONT SIZE - Documents submitted for recording should be in text that is no smaller than a 10 point similar to Times New Roman font or no more than 9 lines of text per vertical inch. No cursive, print only. (NRS 247.110)

MARGINS - First Page Margins: A document should have a margin of 1 inch on the left and right sides and at the bottom of each page, and must have a space of 3 X 3 inches at the upper right corner of the first page.

Multiple Page Margins: The first page must have the margins listed above. All succeeding pages should have a margin of 1 inch on the left and right sides, and at the top and bottom of each page. (NRS 247.110)

ATTACHMENTS - Documents should not have any other materials physically attached to the paper or be bound together at the side, top or bottom. (NRS 247.110)

STAMP - A document must not contain a stamp or seal that overlaps with text or a signature on the document, except in the case of a validated stamp or seal of a professional engineer or land surveyor who is licensed pursuant to chapter 625 of NRS.

EXEMPTIONS - A map, certificate of affidavit of death, military discharge, document first filed with the courts, or document regarding taxes that is issued by Internal Revenue Service of the United States Department of the Treasury that are submitted for recording will NOT be charged a non-compliance fee.

Documents filed with the courts first are also exempt from additional non-compliance fee. (NRS 247.110)