Conveyance, Mortgage, & Misc. Fees

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Recording Fees : Effective 3-1-2020

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Please note: Acadia is participating in the LACCRA Statewide initiative. Recording Indexing is now available on a statewide system by simply signing up on the following link:

Conveyance, Mortgage, and Misc. Fees

Effective March 1, 2020, an additional $5 as per statute LA R.S. 13:754 has been assessed to conveyance and mortgage recordings to fund the program.

A recordation track cover sheet is included with all filings. This cover sheet will have all recordation information as well as the total number of pages and Deputy Clerk signature line. It will also include all certification information by our office electronically on the certified copy now provided and stamped.

*Indexing of all names up to 10 and One Certified Copy is inclusive of all recordings.


SERVICE                                                                                            FEE

Recording 1 to 5 pages                                                                      $105

Recording 6 to 25 pages                                                                   $205

Recording 26 to 50 pages                                                                $305

        Larger than legal paper size                                                  additional $20 per page.

Recording Oversized Maps/Plats                                                $125 -includes up to 10 names indexed.

Documents exceeding 50 pages                                                   $305 for the first fifty pages and $5 for ea. add’l

After 10 names of indexing                                                              $5 per name

Debtor Fee (No SS# or Tax ID#)                                                       $25 per debtor


  1. Of a Single Act or Affidavit to cancel a single mortgage, lien, partial release, or privilege – $50
  2. Of Multiple Cancellations or partial release on a single piece of property – Based on the per page count.

*If a document is to be recorded an dfiled in both mortgage and conveyance, the fees shall be assessed separately in the mortgage and conveyance records.

Cancelling Real Estate Mortgage with Original Note               $10

Notarizing                                                                                               $10

acknowledgement of Acts executed under private signature, with seal and certificate

Certificate of Real Estate Mortgage and Lien                              $20 for the first name and $10 ea add’l

With seal, for each name in which search is made, and for one definable property only. There shall be an additional charge of $1 per exception in the event that more than ten exceptions are contained on a certificate. Each additional tract shall be $20 per tract and each additional name shall be $10 per name.

Notice of Repossession                                                                       $75

Affidavit of Identity prior to 7/1/2012                                                $18

                                                                                                              $6 for each additional page

                                                                                                                    $3 for each additional name

Affidavit of Identity after 7/1/2012                                                     $0

Copies made by staff                                                                           $2

Copies made by public                                                                       $1

Conformed copy                                                                                    $5 + copy fee

Certified copy                                                                                         $10 + copy fee

Postage                                                                                                    Actual amount

Notary fee                                                                                               $10


Note: Paper size no larger than legal with margins set at 2” top and bottom for first page and 1” for each additional page.

Conveyance Documents:

Conveyance Documents will include the following types of documents:

Cash Deed, Cemetery Deed, Donation, Quitclaim Deed, Warranty Deed, Permit, Co-Lessor Agreement, Amend Lease, Assign OG&ML, Timber Deed, Royalty Deed, Mineral Deed, Sheriff Tax Sale, Power of Attorney, Immobilization, Redemption Deed, Tax Sale, Power of Attorney Insurance Bondsmen, Rental, Memorandum of Lease, Release of OG&ML, Mortgages, Liens, etc., and Right-of-ways.



Mortgage Documents

Mortgage Documents will include the following types of documents:

Mortgage, Grass Cutting Lien, Holder/Holders, Re-inscription of Mortgage, Contract, LA Employee Sec. Tax Lien, Assignment Mortgage, Notary Bond, Home Equity, Judgment, IRS Tax Lien, Department of Revenue Lien, Acceptance, Request for Notice, Correction to Mortgage, No Work Affidavit, Multiple Indebtedness, Fannie Mae/Freddie M, and Multiple Indebtedness Mortgage.



Mortgage Certificates

Real Estate and Supplement of Mortgage Certificate

1st Name (1 Tract 11 Years) = $20.00**

Each Additional Name = $10.00

Clear Lien Certificate = $20.00

Affidavit of Identity prior to 7/1/2012, $18 + ($6 for each additional page + $3 for each additional name)

Affidavit of Identity after 7/1/2012, $0

Cancellation Certificate = $10.00


If a general mortgage certificate is ordered, all names, exhibits, descriptions, etc. are included. This could escalate the price considerably depending on what is found. If you are ordering a general, you may want to call first and speak with the mortgage department before the work is performed.


Misc. Documents include following types of documents:

Articles of Incorporation, Dissolution, Certificate to Marry, and Certificate for Doctor.

Also includes cancellations

FHA Satisfaction, Lost Note, Prescription, IRS Tax Lien, Employee Sec. Tax Lien, Judgment Letter/Order, Grass Cutting Lien, City Court, Cancellation with Note, LA Dept. of Revenue and Taxation, and Department of Justice.



Faxed and Copied Documents

All faxed copies are $6.00 for the 1st page and $2.00 for each additional.

Personnel made copies = $2.00

Public made copies = $1.00

DocuNet Subscriber copies if printed off-site = $1.00

Certified copies = $10 plus copy fee.

Department Information

500 N. Parkerson Ave.

Crowley, LA 70526

P.O. Box 922

Crowley, LA 70527

(337) 788-8881

Fax 1st Floor: (337) 783-3855

Fax 2nd Floor: (337) 788-1048

Monday-Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm


Hello, I Am Robert T. “Robby” Barousse

Acadia Parish Clerk of Court and Ex-Officio Recorder of mortgages and conveyances.

I am humbled and honored to be your Clerk of Court. My staff and I are committed to bringing to you great customer service backed by integrity and knowledge to help process and deliver the best records and recordation information.

Office Location

500 N. Parkerson Ave.

Crowley, LA 70526

P.O. Box 922

Phone : (337)788-8881 |  Fax 1st Floor:(337) 783-3855 | Fax 2nd Floor: (337) 788-1048

Monday-Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

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