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Chaves County Clerk
1 St Mary's Place, Suite 110, Roswell, New Mexico 88203
8:00am-5:00pm M-F
Phone: (575) 624-6614

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Chaves County New Mexico Register of Deeds

Chaves County Recorder Information

The County Clerk is responsible for recording and maintaining records related to real property situated in Chaves County.

Recording Fees

To record a document with 10 or fewer index entries, the fee is $25. Each additional block of 10 or fewer entries is $25.

An in-person interested party with fewer than 10 index entries is $10. An in-person interested party with 10 or more index entries is $25.

Each notary after 2 notaries in a document is $0.50.

Every name indexed in a document counts as one entry for indexing.

Each legal description lot, tract, or block will be indexed separately. Each quarter-section will be indexed separately.
Document Formatting Requirements
• Documents must be originals and must be notarized with a proper acknowledgment.

• Chaves County does not have margin requirements, but if a document is larger than 8.5x14 inches, an additional page fee will be added.

• Paper should be white, size 8.5x11 inches or 8.5x14 inches.

• The text of the document should be in black ink, with a minimum font size of 10 point.

• It must contain a legal description of the real property or in the case of releases and assignments, a book and page reference.

• The consideration paid for the real property must be mentioned in the document.

• A name and address for the grantee must be included in the body of the document.

If a document is being mailed, please provide a self-addressed stamped envelope.
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