County Clerk Fee Schedule

Notary and Apostille

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Service
Fee
Public marriage license
[26840 Government Code/Ordinance 5833]
$82.00
Confidential marriage license
[26840.1 Government Code/Ordinance 5833] 
$98.00 
Declaration of marriage
[26840 Government Code/425 Family Code/Ordinance 5833]
$82.00
Certified copies of confidential marriage license
[100430 & 103625 Health & Safety Code/509 Family Code]]
$17.00
Duplicate marriage license
[360 Family Code/Ordinance 5833]
$56.00
Civil marriage ceremony in County Clerk’s Office
[26861 Government Code/Ordinance 5833]
$60.00
Issue marriage license outside of regular office hours (additional fee)
[26840.2 Government Code/Ordinance 5833]
$81.00
Amend confidential marriage certificate more than one year after date of marriage
[103700 Health & Safety Code]
$26.00
Deputy marriage commissioner for a day
[401 Family Code/Ordinance 5833]
$133.00
Witness, if provided by Clerk $22.00
Service
Fee
Filing and indexing a Fictitious Business Name Statement (includes one certified copy)
[17929(a) Business & Professions Code/Ordinance 5833] 
$55.00
Each additional business name and/or partner operating under same statement and doing business at same location
[17929(a) Business & Professions Code/Ordinance 5833]
$9.00 
Certified copy of FBN Statement
[17926 Business & Professions Code]
$2.00
Copy of FBN Statement (not certified)
[26831 Government Code/Ordinance 5426]
$1.00
Filing and indexing a Statement of Abandonment
[17929(b) Business & Professions Code/Ordinance 5833]
$31.00
Filing and indexing a Statement of Withdrawal From Partnership
[17929(c) Business & Professions Code/Ordinance 5833]
$31.00
Research Fictitious Business Name by mail (per name)
[26854 Government Code]
$1.75
Fictitious Business Name Indexes
[Resolution 97-01949]
One week or less of filings $15.00
One month of filings $45.00
Service
Fee
Certified copy or Search fee Birth Certificate
[100430, 103525.5 & 103625 Health & Safety Code]
$32.00
Certified copy or Search fee Death Certificate
[100430, 103525.5 & 103625 Health & Safety Code]
$24.00
Certified copy or Search fee Marriage Certificate
[100430 & 103625 Health & Safety Code/1852 Family Code]
$17.00
Certified copy of Confidential Marriage Certificate
[Family Code 509]
$17.00
Service
Fee 
Filing Notary Public Oath
[26849.1 Government Code/Ordinance 5833]
$50.00
Filing, canceling, revoking, withdrawal of notary public bond
[26849.1 Government Code]
$7.00
Recording first page of bond $14.00
Recording each additional page of bond $3.00

Certification/Copy Fees

Service
Fee
Certification of official capacity of public official
[26852 Government Code/Ordinance 5833]
$15.00
Certification in re: certificate of authority issued by Insurance Commissioner
[26851 Government Code/Ordinance 5833]
$15.00
Taking affidavit and/or taking acknowledgment per signature
[26853-26855 Government Code/Ordinance 5833]
$15.00
Translation Certificate per document certified
[27293 Government Code]
$10.00
Copies of documents per page
[26831 Government Code/Ordinance 5426]
$1.00
Comparing per page (in addition to certification fee)
[26837 Government Code/Ordinance 4711]
$1.00
Certification of filed document (in addition to copy charges)
[26833 Government Code]
$1.75
Certificate for which fee is not otherwise fixed
[26836 Government Code]
$1.75

Power of Attorney For Surety Fees

Service
Fee
Filing power of attorney for an admitted surety insurer
 [26855.1 Government Code/Ordinance 4711]
$12.00
Each additional name on same document $5.00
Filing a financial statement of an admitted surety insurer
 [26855.2 Government Code/Ordinance 4275]
$10.00
Filing a surrender, revocation, cancellation, annulment or suspension of a certificate of surety
 [26855.3 Government Code/Ordinance 4275]
$10.00
Service
Fee
Fee for processing environmental impact reports        
[711.4(4)(e) Family & Government Code/Ordinance 4711]
$50.00
Service
Fee
File application for Process Server
[22352 & 22353 Business & Professions Code]
(Includes 1 ID card) Applicant must come into the County Clerk's Office to have their photo taken for the ID card
$117.00
File application for Professional Photocopier
[22453 & 22455 Business & Professions Code]
(Includes 1 ID card) Applicant must come into the County Clerk's Office to have their photo taken for the ID card
$182.00
File application for Professional Photocopier also registered as Process Server
[22453 & 22455 Business & Professions Code]
(Includes 1 ID card) Applicant or employees authorized by an individual professional photocopier or a partnership or corporation must come into the County Clerk’s Office to have their photo taken for the ID Card
$107.00
File application and bond for Legal Document Assistant or Unlawful Detainer Assistant
[6404 & 6405 Business & Professions Code]
(Includes 1 ID card) Applicant must come into the County Clerk's Office to have their photo taken for the ID card
$182.00
File, cancel, revoke or withdraw bond for any of the above
[22353, 22455 & 6405 Business & Professions Code]
$7.00
Additional/Replacement Photo ID cards for above registrations (each card)
[22457 & 6404 Business & Professions Code]
$10.00

Fees for the registrations above must also include the fee to record bond:

First page of bond: $14.00

Each additional page of bond:  $3.00

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