Recording & Fees

To record a land record in person, the document must be the original or a clerk certified copy. Each document must have a good notary acknowledgement and reference property in Wise County. 

Official Records Recording Fees

  • Beginning October 01, 2023, we will no longer accept personal checks.
  • In person payments can be made by cash or money order. 
  • Credit card payments are accepted only when using our online self-service portal. 
  • Official Records Recording Fees (PDF)

Out of State Probate

If you are recording an out of state probate it must contain an authentication certificate (Texas Estates Code 503.001).
View an example (PDF).

Additional Information

Clerks cannot give advice or the rendering of any service requiring the use of legal skill or knowledge, such as preparing any instrument. (Unauthorized practice of law, Government Code, Section 81.101)