Recording Fees

Notice of Recording Fee Increase - July 25, 2021

Recording Fees - Effective July 25, 2021

Explanation of fee calculations for multiple title transactions


Ways to Pay

In person: Recording fees can be paid by cash, check, money order, cashier's check, or most credit/debit cards (a convenience fee applies to card payments). Please make checks payable to Whatcom County Auditor.

By mail:  Recording fees can be paid by check, money order, or cashier's check. Please make checks payable to Whatcom County Auditor.

Where Does the
Recording Fee Go?

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Clickable Thumbnail of Recording Fee Breakdown by Destination