Fees - Miscellaneous

The San Francisco Office of the County Clerk is delighted to welcome you back into City Hall and to our offices.

Beginning November 1, 2021, our office hours will be as follows:

Monday to Friday
8:00 am to 4:00 pm processing hours
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm information only

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis, all mail and online orders are experiencing processing delays of 4-6 weeks. Please plan accordingly and we thank you for your patience.

Methods of Payment

  • Cash - In Person Only
  • Debit / Credit Card - In Person Only
  • Money Order or Cashier's Check - payable to SF County Clerk
  • Personal Check - preprinted with account holder's name (from a USA issued bank, no foreign checks) - payable to SF County Clerk
 

FEE DESCRIPTION

FEE AS OF
7/1/2021

Bond Recording Fee (GC 27360 et seq)

$15.00

Filing Notary Public Oath/Bond (GC 8213, 26849.1, 27361, 27361.4, 27397, 54985; SF-AC 8.24-1, 8.24-7). 
* Requires additional Bond Recording Fee of $15.00 for the first page.

$47.00

Each additional page (GC 27360 et seq)

$3.00

Surrender of Notary Journal

$19.00

Registered Process Server (B&P 22352-53; GC 27361, 27397; SF-AC 8.24-7) (includes (1) I.D. card). Requires additional Bond Recording Fee of $15.00

$120.00

Each additional I.D. Card (B&P 22352)

$15.00

Registered Professional Photocopier (B&P 22453-55; GC 27361, 27397; SF-AC 8.24-7) (includes (1) I.D. card). Requires additional Bond Recording Fee of $15.00

$182.00

Each additional I.D. Card (B&P 22453)

$14.00

Concurrent Photocopier Filing with Current Process Server Registration (B&P 22453, 22453.1, 22455; GC 27361, 27397; SF-AC 8.24-7).  Requires additional Bond Recording Fee of $15.00

$107.00

Each additional I.D. Card (B&P 22453)

$14.00

Registered Unlawful Detainer Assistant (B&P 6404-05; GC 27361, 27397; SF-AC 8.24-7) (includes (1) I.D. card).  Requires additional Bond Recording Fee of $15.00

$182.00

Each additional I.D. Card (B&P 6404)

$14.00

Registered Legal Document Assistant (B&P 6400-07; GC 27361, 27397; SF-AC 8.24-7) (includes (1) I.D. card). Requires additional Bond Recording Fee of $15.00

$182.00

Each additional I.D. Card (B&P 6404)

$14.00

Filing, canceling, revoking, or withdrawing Process Server, Professional Photocopier, Unlawful Detainer Assistant or Notary Public Bond (B&P 22353, 22455, 6405; GC 26849.1)

$7.00

Filing power of attorney for an admitted surety insurer, a revocation, cancellation, annulment, or suspension of a certificate, one name (GC 26855.1, 54985)

$42.00

An additional name for power of attorney (surety insurer), per name (GC 26855.1)

$11.00

California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) filing-County Clerk Processing Fee (F&G 711.4), separate check payable to SF County Clerk

$72.00

Filing an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) Notice of Determination (F&G 713), separate check payable to SF County Clerk

$3,445.25

Filing a Notice of Determination - Mitigated/Negative Declaration (ND/MND) (F&G 713), separate check payable to SF County Clerk

$2480.25

Signature verification/authentication (GC 26852.1, 54985)

$15.00

A search of indexed record on file, per record type (GC 26854)

$11.00

Copies of Records on File (per page within the same document, pages 1 through 3) (GC 26831; SF-AC 8.33.1)

$7.00

Each additional page (GC 26831; SF-AC 8.33.1)

$0.20

Certification of copied document (per file) (GC 26833)

$2.00

Endorsement of document (copy of the document provided at the time of original filing, per file) (GC 26833)

$2.00