Jordan Z. Marks

ASSESSOR | RECORDER | COUNTY CLERK

County of San Diego

Fee Changes Effective March 1, 2023


On January 10, 2023, the County of San Diego’s Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance relating to fees for services provided by the Recorder/County Clerk.  The action taken adjusts certain existing fees based on the department’s current cost of providing services.  The new fees will be effective March 1, 2023.

The table below reflects adjustments to the County Clerk’s fees based on cost drivers since the fees were established and the department’s ability to deliver the specific service.  Excluded from the table are the labor rates schedule implemented by the Recorder/County Clerk to account for cost recovery of services not specifically prescribed in the schedule of fees on a time and materials basis but are available upon request.


Service   Current Fee   Fee Effective 03/01/2023   Year Fee Last Adopted by Board

Bond Filing

$ 15.00

$ 35.00

2019

Certificate of Admitted Surety Insurer (Certificate of Authority)

$ 7.00

$ 15.00

2019

Certificate to Official Capacity of Public Official (Signature Authentication)

$ 12.00

$ 21.00

2011

Civil Ceremony

$ 88.00

$ 107.00

2011

Confidential Marriage Certificate Amendment

$ 25.00

$ 79.00

2007

Confidential Marriage License

$ 89.00

$ 144.00

2011

Decorative Marriage Keepsake

$ 3.60 + cost of keepsake

$ 4.00 + cost of each keepsake in a single transaction

2019

Deputy Marriage Commissioner Application

$ 80.00

$ 115.00

2011

Duplicate Marriage License

$ 34.00

$ 79.00

2019

Fictitious Business Name Statement (Original or Renewal)

$ 42.00

$ 54.00

2011

Foreign Language Translation Certification

$ 9.00

$ 21.00

2019

Humane Officer Filing

$ 10.00

$ 22.00

2019

Marriage License

$ 70.00

$ 129.00

2011

Notary Public Oath and Bond Filing

$ 42.00

$ 64.00

2011

Power of Attorney Filing

$ 9.00

$ 20.00

2019

Professional Registration Identification Card

$ 14.00

$ 32.00

2019

Professional Registration Identification Card Photo

$ 5.00

$ 11.00

2019

Statement of Abandonment

$ 40.00

$ 48.00

2011

Statement of Withdrawal from Partnership

$ 40.00

$ 48.00

2011

Wedding Ring

$ 4.90 + cost of wedding ring

$ 8.00 + cost of each wedding ring in a single transaction

2019

Witness for Civil Ceremony

$ 18.00

$ 58.00

2011