Reference Number: 
CTAS-794

The standard fees which a register may charge are summarized as follows:

(1)

Military discharges (T.C.A. § 8-21-1001)

No charge

(2)

For each plat, map or survey (T.C.A. § 8-21-1001)

              15.00

(3)         

For each document (other than UCC military discharge, plat, map, survey, corporatecharter), page size not to exceed 8 1/2 x 14” (T.C.A. § 8-21-1001)

              10.00

(4)         

For each instrument in a document in excess of one instrument
(T.C.A. § 8-21-1001)

                5.00

(5)         

For each page in a document in excess of two pages (T.C.A. § 8-21-1001)

                5.00

(6)         

For a certified copy of a plat, map or survey
(T.C.A. § 8-21-1001)

                5.00

(7)         

For a certified copy of a document other than a plat, map or survey, page size not to exceed 8 1/2 x 14,” per page
(T.C.A. § 8-21-1001)

                1.00

(8)         

For filing or recording a UCC record 
plus per page in excess of ten pages
(T.C.A. § 47-9-525)

              15.00

                  .50

(9)         

For each additional name in a UCC record required to be indexed (T.C.A. § 47-9-525)

              15.00

(10)     

For a copy of any UCC record, per page (T.C.A. § 47-9-525)

                1.00

(11)     

For issuing each receipt for state taxes
(T.C.A. § 67-4-409)

                1.00

(12)   

For recording any corporate charters or related documents plus fifty cents (50¢) per page in excess of five (T.C.A. § 48-11-303)

                5.00
                  .50

(13)     

For recording certificates of limited partnership plus $.50 per page in excess of five (T.C.A. § 61-2-206)

                5.00
                  .50

(14)     

For recording limited liability company (LLC) documents plus per page in excess of five (T.C.A. § 48-204-101)

                5.00
                  .50

(15)     

For making a transcript, collation, and index regarding worn or mutilated records per 100 words (T.C.A. § 10-7-114)

                1.00

A document is defined as the entire writing offered for registration, which may contain one or more instruments.  An instrument is defined as a legal writing that gives formal expression to or evidence of a complete legal act or agreement requiring a separate index entry.  For example, a document that contains a deed and a release of a deed of trust contains two instruments, and a document that contains three assignments of a deed of trust contains three instruments.

Military discharges are recorded without any fee being charged (standard fee or computer fee).  T.C.A. § 8-21-1001(a)(1).  Op. Tenn. Atty. Gen. 98-192 (October 8, 1998).