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Schenectady County Mortgage Tax is 1.25%
Transfer Tax (Deed Stamps) $4 per thousand

Assumed Name-DBA

To File......................................................$25.00
County Clerk DBA Form........................................$ 1.00
To Discontinue...............................................No Fee

Certify Prepared Copy

Certify a prepared copy $ .50 per page................$5.00 Minimum
Prepare & Certify Copy $1.00 per page.................$5.00 Minimum

Bail Bond Lien

File (By D.A.)...............................................No Fee
Discharge....................................................No Fee
Certificate of Discharge (#249 Lien Law)......................$2.50

Bonds or Undertakings

To File.......................................................$1.00
To Discharge..................................................$1.00

Building Loan Agreement

To File......................................................$25.00

Census

Search & Certificate for each two years searched..............$5.00

Commissioner of Deeds

File ........................................................No fee
County Clerk's Certificate....................................$3.00

Copies

Self Service Copies...................................$.50 per page
Staff Prepared and/or Certified - $1.00 per page......Minimum $5.00
To Certify Prepared Copy - $.50 per page .............Minimum $5.00
Printed Case on Appeal - Minimum $1.00...............Maximum $30.00
To Certify - $.50 per page............................Minimum $5.00
Exemplified Copies - in addition to fee preparing............$10.00

Corporate Filings & Records

Other than filed by Secretary of State.......................$25.00

Court Fees

Index number(involving foreclosure or Lis Pendens)..........$400.00

Index Number(all other actions).............................$210.00



RJI.........................................................$ 95.00
File Motion or Cross Motion.................................$ 45.00
File Stipulation of Settlement or Voluntary Discontinuance...$ 35.00
Note of Issue...............................................$ 30.00
Demand for Jury.............................................$ 65.00
Notice of Appeal............................................$ 65.00
Trial De Novo...............................................$ 75.00
Small Claims Assessment Review (SCAR).......................$ 30.00

Deeds

Cover Page....................................................$5.00
Record & Index...............................................$40.00
- Plus $5.00 per page, $.50 for each additional name beyond two
Capital Gains.................................................$5.00
RP5217.....................$125.00 residential / $250.00 Commercial

Dissolution of Marriage

Certificate to State Health Department........................$5.00
Notice of Dissolution.........................................$5.00

Estate Tax Release

Cover Page...................................................$ 5.00
Includes Surcharge Plus $5.00 per page.......................$40.00

Executions

To Satisfy...................................................No Fee

Farm Name

Filing........................................................$2.00

Federal Tax Lien

To File......................................................$40.00
Discharge....................................................$40.00

Index Number

				

action involving a foreclosure or lis pendens...............$400.00
all other actions...........................................$210.00

Judgements

				

Certificate of Disposition....................................$5.00
Need to file Index #........................................$210.00
Discharge by Deposit Pursuant to Court Order.................No Fee
Transcript (File)............................................$10.00
Transcript (To Issue).........................................$5.00

Lis Pendens

File, Record & Index Number..................................$35.00
Notice or Order Canceling....................................$35.00

Maps

File.........................................................$10.00
Copies........................................................$5.00
Affidavit of Tax Search.......................................$5.00
Per Lot Fee (1-3)............................................$25.00
Per Lot Fee (4-9)............................................$50.00
Per Lot Fee (10 or more)....................................$100.00

Marriage Record

Preparing and Certifying......................................$5.00
1908-1935 Only, marriage records for other years are with city/town clerks

Mechanics Lien

To File......................................................$15.00
Cancel.......................................................No Fee
Discharge by Payment to Court................................No Fee
Affidavit of Service..........................................$5.00

Military Discharge

To File......................................................No Fee
Certified Copies.............................................No Fee

Mortgages

Cover Page....................................................$5.00
Record & Index...............................................$40.00
- Plus $5.00 per page
- Plus $.50 for each additional name beyond one
Assignment...................................................$40.50

- Plus $.50 for each cross reference
- Plus $5.00 per page
Discharge....................................................$40.50
- Plus $5.00 per page, plus $.50 for each mortgage consolidated
- Plus $.50 for examining assignment therein
- Plus $.50 for each additional name beyond one

Notaries

To Renew.....................................................$60.00
Issue Certificate.............................................$5.00
County Clerk's Certificate....................................$3.00

Passports

Age 16 and over..............................................$135.00*
Under 16 years of age........................................$105.00*
Renewal......................................................$110.00
* Passport fee breakdown is $110.00 over 16 and $80.00 under 16
  payable by check made out to US Department of State
PLUS an execution fee of $25 per application
  payable by cash or separate check made out to Schenectady County Clerk

Power of Attorney 

Cover Page....................................................$5.00
Record & Index...............................................$40.00
- Plus $5.00 per page, $.50 for each additional name beyond two
				

Wage Assignment

To File.......................................................$3.00
Satisfaction Of..............................................No Fee

Uniform Commercial Code

Original w/o Attachments....................................$40.00
Original w/ Attachments......................................$40.00
For noting the File Number and date and hour of the filing
of the original upon a copy each page.........................$1.50
Copies Per Page...............................................$1.50
Search Fee...................................................$25.00
- Plus $5 per document
Each additional debtor beyond the first......................No Fee

Pistol Permit Fees

Original Pistol Permit.......................................$10.00
Dealer in Firearms Original Permit...........................$10.00
Dealer in Firearms (Renewal - 2yrs)..........................$10.00
Gunsmith Original Permit.....................................$10.00
Gunsmith Renewal (Every 2 years).............................$10.00
Duplicate Pistol Permit......................................$ 5.00
Amendment to Pistol Permit .................................$ 3.00


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Contact Information

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JOHN J. WOODWARD
Schenectady County Clerk

Clerk's Office
Phone 518 388-4220
Fax 518 388-4224

Motor Vehicles
Phone: 518 381-9181
Fax: 518 381-9398

Passports
Pistol Permits
Naturalization
Phone: 518 388-4225
Fax: 518 388-4224


Office Hours

Clerk's Office
Sept. 1 - June 30
8:30am - 4:30pm
Recording until 4:30pm

July and August
9:00am - 4:00pm
Recording until 4pm

DMV Office

8:00am - 3:45pm



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