List of Fees

The Clerk’s Office is required, by Virginia Statute, to collect fees for services rendered and various other transactions within the courthouse.  Below is a basic listing of common fees that are charged in Circuit Court. These fees may not be exact. (Payment by credit card requires a $2.00 or 4% charge, whichever is greater.)  Additionally, a $5.00 fee will be assessed for all cases filed in paper.  Please use the links below or contact the Clerk’s Office for an accurate calculation of your fees.

To find the exact fee please go to:
DEED CALCULATOR; or CIVIL FILING FEE CALCULATOR

Most common Fees

DescriptionFee Charged
Abstract of Judgment$10.00
Adoption$96.00
Certifications
     Clerk's certification of document$2.00
     Certification of document with Judge's signature$2.50
Concealed Handgun Permit$50.00
     Amend/Correct Concealed Handgun Permit$10.00
     Lost/Destroyed Permit $5.00
Copies (paper or digital)$0.50 per page
     Certified Copies$2.00 per certification plus $0.50 per page
     Exemplified Copies$2.50 for exemplification plus $0.50 per page
     Research and Retrieval Fee$17.45
To send by postal mail$7.50
DD214 - RecordationNo Fee
     DD214 Copy$2.50
Divorce$91.00
Expungement$103.00
Garnishments
     Cases not exceeding $500.00$38.00 plus service fee ($12.00)
     Cases exceeding $500.00$51.00 plus servicen fee ($12.00)
Marriage License$30.00
     Amend/Correct Marriage License$19.00
Minister Qualification$31.00
Name Change$46.00
Notary - Administer Oath$10.00
     Notary Flag $2.00
Pawnbroker's License$91.00
Restoration of Driving Privilege$115.00
Trade Name Recordation$10.00
UCC Financial Statement  (Click here for form)$20.00
Wills and Estates
     Qualifying trustee/fiduciary
         Qualification for an administrator on small estates under $5,000.00 $20.00
         Qualification for administrator on small estates between $5,000.0 & $15,000.00 $36.00
         Probate Only with no real estate$32.00
         List of heirs without real estate$66.00
         List of heirs with real estate$67.00
          Estates not exceeding $100,000.00$25.00
          Estates exceeding $100,000.00$30.00
     Recording of a Will (All Wills must have a list of heirs recorded with them for  $14.50 and are charged a VSLF fee of $3.00)
          1 - 10 pages$14.50
          11 - 30 pages$28.50
          31 or more pages$48.50
     State Probate Taxes
          $1.00 to $10,000.00$0.00
          $10,000.01 and up$1.00 per $1,000
     City Probate Taxes1/3 of State Tax
     Certificate of Satisfaction$41.00
     Deed of Homestead$21.00
     Power of Attorney$21.00
     Deed of Gift$22.00
     Mechanics Liens$21.00
     Assignment$21.00
     Deed of Trust Foreclosure
           Based on the considerationcity tax - 0.083% or 1/3 of state tax
 state tax - 25%
           Grantors Tax$1.00 per $1,000.00
           Clerks Fee
               up to 10 pages$42.00
               11 - 30 pages$56.00
               31 or more pages$76.00
     Deed of Bargain and Sale
          Based on the considerationcity tax - 0.083% or 1/3 of state tax
 state tax - 25%
          Grantors Tax$1.00 per $1,000.00
          Clerks Fee
               up to 10 pages$42.00
               11 - 30 pages$56.00
               31 or more pages$76.00
     Deed of Trust
          Based on the considerationcity tax - 0.083% or 1/3 of state tax
 state tax - 25%
          Clerks Fee
               up to 10 pages$42.00
               11 - 30 pages$56.00
               31 or more pages$76.00
Criminal Fees
     Criminal Fees will be calculated upon a finding of guilt.