Recording Department 
"In an attempt to reduce the threat of exposure to the COVID-19 virus, the following marriage license forms have been provided to you to download, fill out, and print/email in advance before you arrive for a marriage license.  You are still required to appear in person to complete the marriage application.  If you have any questions concerning the questions contained on these forms, please contact our Recording Department at 386.362.0500."
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The Official Records Division includes recording, public search, and marriage/passport offices. Many types of documents are recorded in the Clerk's Office. Mortgages, deeds, assignments, leases, agreements, notices, claims of liens, satisfactions and other instruments relating to the ownership, transfer, or encumbrance of claims against real or personal property or any interest therein are examples. Other documents recorded are court documents, declaration of domicile, military service documents, and federal instruments. This office also serves as a collection agent for the Florida Department of Revenue. It is the duty of this office to collect the required documentary and intangible taxes on documents such as deeds and mortgages.





$10.00 ... for the first page and

$ 8.50 ... for each additional page

Documentary Stamps for Deeds are: $.70 per $100.00/$7.00 per $1000.00

Documentary Stamps for Mortgages are: $.35 per $100.00/$3.50 per


Intangible Tax is paid on the financed amount times: $.002

If a mortgage is being assumed figure the assumption amount times: $.0035

Agreement for Deed Documentary Stamps are paid on the PURCHASE

PRICE at the rate of $7.00 per thousand. Documentary Stamps are paid on

the FINANCED AMOUNT at the rate of $3.50 per thousand. Intangible tax

is paid on the FINANCED AMOUNT times $.002.


Copies of documents from Official Records: $1.00 per page

Certification of a document: $2.00 per document

Indexing of names: $1.00 per name after 4 names

Preparation of Notice of Recording $10.00

Certified Mail $6.00


1. Grantees address must be on document.

2. Grantors signature must be notarized and witnessed by two witnesses.

Notary may be one of the witnesses but must sign as a witness AND notary.

3. Names must be printed or typed underneath each signature.

4. Property identification number should be included. This is listed on the

tax bill as the account number. If you do not have a tax bill, contact the

Suwannee County property appraiser’s office.

5. Name and address of who prepared the deed and name and address of who

to return the deed to must appear on the face of the document.

6. Please include consideration amount on face of deed or by attached memo.

If you have any questions, please contact our office at 386-362-0534.