Recording Division

For recording, indexing and filing any instrument
(not more than 14" x 8.5"):
a. First page
b. Each additional page or fraction thereof
c. For indexing instruments recorded in the Official Records which contain more than four names, per additional name
$ 10.00
$ 8.50
$ 1.00
For examining, certifying and recording plats & condominium exhibits
(larger than 14" x 8.5"):
a. First page
b. Each additional page
$ 30.00
$ 15.00
For recording a Notice of Lis Pendens and Judgments
a. First page
b. Each additional page
$ 5.00
$ 4.00
Tax on Documents:
Deeds: Documentary stamps must be placed on any deed or other like instrument conveying any interest in real property (land) at the rate of 70¢ per $100.00 (or fraction thereof of the full purchase price.) A 70¢ stamp must be placed on any gift of property or any deed with a property valuation of less than $ 100.00.
Mortgages and written obligations to pay money are taxed at the rate of 35¢ per $100.00 (or fraction thereof.)
Agreements & Contracts for Deeds are taxed at the rate of 35¢ per $100.00 (or fraction thereof)on the amount of any payments made and the unpaid balance of the agreement or contract; plus, tax at the rate of 70¢ per $100.00 (or fraction thereof) of the full purchase price. Stamp tax is not due again on the recorded deed made pursuant to the contract.
Intangible Personal Property Tax:
Mortgage notes (and any promise to pay a sum of money on real estate) are taxed at the rate of two mills on the dollar value of the mortgage/promise to pay.
Recording Requirements:
Documents must be properly executed (signed, witnessed, acknowledge, and notarized under seal.)
Documents must have a proper "prepared by" statement.
Documents must, when required, have the proper documentary stamps affixed.
Documents must have a blank space (3" x 3") on the top right-hand corner on the first page, a blank space (1" x 3") on the top right-hand corner on each subsequent page, reserved for use by the Clerk of the Court.
You must provide a stamped self-addressed envelope if you require the recorded documents returned after processing.

Seminole County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller

Post Office Box 8099 - Sanford, FL 32772-8099

Records Center
1750 E Lake Mary Blvd - Sanford, FL 32773

Land Records407-665-4409
Micrographics407-665-4326
Purchasing407-665-4389
Recording407-665-4327
Passports407-665-4337

Civil Courthouse
301 N Park Ave - Sanford, FL 32771

Fax407-330-7193
Administration407-665-4335
Appeals407-665-4470
Child Support407-665-4580
Circuit Civil407-665-4378
County Civil407-665-4361
Domestic Relations407-665-4580
Marriage Licenses407-665-4375
Probate407-665-4328
Small Claims407-665-4361

Criminal Justice Center
101 Eslinger Way - Sanford, FL 32773

Fax407-665-4545
Criminal407-665-4450
Jury Hotline407-665-4834
Juvenile407-665-5350
Traffic407-665-4450