Recording Fees & Requirements

Recording Requirements

UCC (Uniform Commercial Code) Information

Effective July 1, 2001 all UCCs are to be recorded in the Secretary of States office, except Fixture Filings which are recorded locally.


The Register of Deeds Office accepts only cash or checks for Recording Documents. If you are writing a check it should be made payable to Iredell County Register Of Deeds. If you are writing a personal check please include your phone number and a copy of your identification when mailing that to our office. Our mailing address is:

Iredell County Register of Deeds
211 Constitution Ln
Statesville, NC 28677

Tax Certification

Iredell County does not require Tax Certification from the Tax Collector before recording deeds.

Fee Schedules (Set by General Statutes)

  1. Real Estate Instruments
  2. UCC Records
  3. Marriage Licenses
  4. Other Records
  5. Other Services

Recording Real Estate Instruments

Document / Instrument
General Instruments
(Excluding Deeds of Trust and Mortgages)
$26 for the first 15 pages
$4 for each additional page
Deeds of Trust and Mortgages
$64 for first 35 pages;
$4 for each additional page
Plats $21 per sheet
Satisfaction Instruments
No fee per statute
Documents Containing Multiple Instruments
Additional $10
Nonstandard Documents (margins, 2-sided, etc.)
Additional $25
Additional Subsequent Instrument Index Reference on Assignments
Additional $10 each
Excise Tax (Revenue Stamps) Calculation: $2.00 tax per thousand dollars in purchase price
(or $1.00 per five hundred in purchase price)