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Fee Schedule
Service Fees

Service

Fee

Certifying, Copying, and Searching
Copies

$3 first page, $1 each additional page

Certifying a copy of any original paper or record on file in the County Clerk Office

$2.00

Certifying any statement on file of a Fictitious Business Name (19726(b)B&P)

$2

Certifying to official capacity of any public official (26854GC, 26852GC)

$10

Searching fictitious business name records or files (26854GC)

$8 per name

Fictitious Business Name Filings
Fictitious Business Name Statement - First Business Name (17929(a)BP)
Filing includes one certified copy and filing an affidavit of publication

$35

Each additional business name filed on a statement

$7

Each additional owner filed statement

$7

Abandonment - Filing, indexing statement, and filing an affidavit of publication

$25

Withdrawal from partnership operating a Fictitious Business Name - Filing, indexing, and an affidavit of publication

$25

Filing Proof of Publication of Notice of Dissolution of Partnership

$5

Marriage Licenses - Fees payable in cash, money order, or credit cards only and both parties must be present with a valid ID
Issue License and Certificate of Marriage (Public license)

$61

Issue License and Certificate of Confidential Marriage

$70

Searching for marriage record - Includes one certified copy (10605H&S)

$15

Perform marriage ceremony (by appointment only)

$40

Witness fee

$10

Souvenir Marriage Certificate with Seal

$5

Replacement / Duplicate Marriage License

$25

Deputy Marriage Commissioner Appointment for one day

$45

Notary Public
File bond and administer oath(Separate fee of $15 to Co. Recorder for recording bond and $3 for additional pages)

$25

Apostille - authentication of signature

$10

Certificate of official capacity public official

$10

Process Server
Registration, filing bond, and issue ID card

$120

Legal Document Assistants
Registration, file bond, and issue ID card - Must provide proof of qualifying experience and passport photos

$182

Unlawful Detainer Assistants
Registration, file bond, and issue ID card

$182

Environmental Fish and Game Filings
Notice of Determination: Negative Declaration

$2231.25 (includes $50 Clerk's processing fee)

Notice of Determination: Environmental Impact Report

$3079.75 (includes $50 Clerk's processing fee)

Notice of Determination: Notices with fee exemption signed by State Department of Fish and Game

$50

Notice of Exemption

$50




Merced County 2222 M Street Merced, CA 9543 Ph. (209) 385-7434 Toll Free (800) 226-6452