County Clerk Fee Structure

NOTICE: Legislators have recently passed HB3878 which increases the Rental Housing Support Fee by an additional $9.00.  The increase affects recording fees in all 102 counties throughout the State of Illinois and will take effect July 1, 2023.

  • Make checks payable to BOND COUNTY RECORDER and send a self addressed stamped envelope.
  • Standard forms are: 81/2” by 11” page with a 3” by 5” blank space at the top of the page. Anything else is a non-standard form and must be charged the non-standard fee.
  • This Office does not perform any searches of real estate records. You may search our records and make and pay for copies.
  • Surveys are included in our standard fee. Please provide 3 originals when recording. (One of which will be returned to you.)


Recording Fees
Standard FormsNon-Standard Forms
Base recording fee26.0046.00
Recorder’s storage fund5.005.00
Automation Fund10.0010.00
GIS fee19.0019.00
State Rental Housing fee19.0019.00
Non-Land Record41.00
Real Estate Transfer Stamps
State/County combined Transfer Tax$1.50 per $1,000.00 or fraction thereof
Rental Housing19.00
Copies of land records$1.00 per page

Assumed Name Application25.00
DD214s (Discharge papers)
Recording and/or copies
No Charge
Birth and Marriage records (Certified)16.009.00 per additional copy at the same time
Marriage License50.00 - County Clerk Office75.00 - FCI Greenville
Death records (Certified)20.0013.00 per additional copy at the same time