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Real Estate Documents
In order to be accepted for recording in Santa Fe County, a document must relate to property in Santa Fe County, have original signature, and have the notary's original signature.
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We require that a mylar and two legible black line copies be submitted for plat recordings. The plat must be notarized, and unless the property is a condo, the plat must have either a county/city public notice, or approval signatures from the county/city land use administrator.
Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) Filings
The Santa Fe County Clerk’s office records only UCCs that pertain to real estate; all other UCCs need to be filed at the Secretary of State's Office. Please see our Recording and Filing Fee Schedule for UCC recording fees.
Recording fees are due at the time of recording. Payment is accepted in either cash or check form. For a complete list of our recording and copy fees, please see: Recording and Filing Fee Schedule. Ordinance 2011-12
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Refer to our Recording and Filing Fee Schedule.
Be advised that if the plat is a lot split, subdivision or new lot(s) created, you will need to contact the Santa Fe County Land Use Department (if county property) at (505) 986-6225 or City Permit and Development (if property within City limits) at (505) 995-6589.