Land Recording Fees

Chancery Clerk Fees

Fees are payable to Pearl River County Chancery Clerk in exact cash, money order, cashier's check, or credit card (ID required).

Effective January 1, 2020
Updated August 12, 2020

Deeds

  • Warranty, Timber, Quitclaim, Trustee's Deed, Deeds of Trust, Leases, Plats, Covenants, Construction Liens, Lis Pendens, Townhouse and Condominium Liens, Powers of Attorney, UCC Filings in land records, Miscellaneous documents, Mobile Home Certificates, etc. Includes indexing for the first 5 pages
    • Fee Amount: $26
      • Each additional page over 5 - $1
  • Each Assignment, Partial Release, Release Amendment, Cancellation, Authority to Cancel, Amendment of Supplement to Covenants, Subordination, Modification, Substitution of Trustee, etc. Includes index for the first 5 pages and marginal notation
    • Fee Amount: $27
      • Each additional assignment, release, etc. - $26
      • Each additional page more than 5 - $1

Oil & Gas

  • Leases, Mineral Deeds, Royalty Deeds, etc. Includes index for the first 15 pages and 1 section or subdivision lot
    • Fee Amount: $20
      • Each additional section or subdivision lot - $1
      • Each additional page more than 15 - $1
  • Each Oil and Gas Release / Cancellation / Assignment- Includes index for the first 15 pages and 1 section or subdivision lot and marginal notations
    • Fee Amount: $26
      • For Assignment: Each additional book and page listed - $4
      • Each additional section or subdivision lot - $1
      • Each additional page more than fifteen - $1
      • Each additional book and page marginal notation when applicable - $1
      • For Assignment: Each Additional Assignee - $18

Mineral Stamp Fees: (MS Code Ann. 27-31-70)

  • 1 to 10 years $0.03 per mineral acre
  • 11 to 20 years $0.06 per mineral acre
  • 20+ years $0.08 per mineral acre
  • Furnishing Minerals on deeds are $008 per mineral acre

Note: Mineral Stamps if applicable are $1 minimum (MS Code Ann. 27-31-79). Payment for Mineral Stamps must be paid in a separate check.

As Required in MS Code Ann. 25-7-9 - Includes $1 Archive Fee per MS Code, Section 25-60-5

Furnishing Copies

  • Copies by clerk or employee 
    • Certified Copies (per each completed document) - $0.50
  • Copies by individual
    • Certified Copies (per each completed document) - $0.25
  • Posting Notice of SaleCopies by individual
    • Certified Copies (per each completed document) - $1
  • Posting Notice of Sale - $15