Fee Schedule

GULF COUNTY FEE SCHEDULE - AS REVISED/UPDATED 10/01/14 
CIRCUIT CIVIL - Effective June 1, 2009 except as otherwise noted
OTHER CIRCUIT CIVIL FILINGS-includes filings for Termination of Parental Rights, Adoption, Name Change and Delayed Birth Actions, NOT MORE THAN 5 DEFENDANTS (DEP & ADOPTIONS)$400.00
FOR EACH DEFENDANT OVER 5, ADDITIONAL FEE PER DEFENDANT$2.50
SEVERANCE FEE$18.00
GARNISHMENT, ATTACHMENT, REPLEVIN, DISTRESS$85.00
REGISTRY OF THE COURT$100.00
REGISTRY OF THE COURT FEE$3.00
EMINENT DOMAIN REGISTRY OF THE COURT DEPOSIT$170.00
FORECLOSURE SALES$70.00
FORECLOSURE SALES/ELECTRONIC/ADDITIONAL SERVICE CHARGE (EFF. 7-1-09)$70.00
SUMMONS$10.00
TRANSFER OF LIEN$20.00
ADDITIONAL TRANSFER OF LIEN$10.00
RE-OPEN FEE$50.00
EXTENSION OF TIME TO FILE MEDICAL MALPRACTICE (90 DAYS)$42.00
DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE ($397.50 + 10.50 recording fee)$408.00
RECORDING FINAL JUDGMENT OF DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE$10.50
SHERIFF PROCESS (increased to $40.00 on 7-1-09)$40.00
COUNTER CLAIM SEEKING A DISSOLUTION, WHERE DISSOLUTION IS NOT ALREADY SOUGHT ($392.50 + $10.50 recording fee)$403.00
CIVIL FILINGS pursuant to Chapters. 39,61,741,742,747,752, or 753 F.S., with an additional $2.50 for each defendant in excess of five (*see below)$300.00
CIVIL CROSS CLAIM, COUNTER CLAIM, COUNTER PETITION, THIRD PARTY COMPLAINT Proceedings filed under Chapters 39,61,741,742,747,752, or 753 F.S.$295.00
GENERAL CIVIL CROSS CLAIM, COUNTER CLAIM, COUNTER PETITION, THIRD PARTY COMPLAINT$395.00
*Ch.39 (Dependency), Ch.61 (Other Domestic Relations/Child Support), Ch.741 (Domestic Violence), Ch.742 (Paternity), Ch.747 (Conservatorship), Ch.752 (Grandparent Visitation), Ch.753 (Supervised Visitation)
MORTGAGE FORECLOSURES AND REAL PROPERTY ACTIONS
CLAIM VALUE: $50,000 OR LESS$400.00
CLAIM VALUE: $50,001 BUT LESS THAN $250,000$905.00
CLAIM VALUE: $250,001 OR MORE$1,905.00
FORECLOSURE CROSS CLAIM, COUNTER CLAIM, COUNTER PETITION, THIRD PARTY COMPLAINT - CLAIM VALUE: $50,000 OR LESS$395.00
FORECLOSURE CROSS CLAIM, COUNTER CLAIM, COUNTER PETITION, THIRD PARTY COMPLAINT - CLAIM VALUE: $50,001 TO $250,000$900.00
FORECLOSURE CROSS CLAIM, COUNTY CLAIM, COUNTER PETITIONS, THIRD PARTY COMPLAINT - CLAIM VALUE: $250,001 OR MORE$1,900.00
APPEAL FROM CIRCUIT TO DCA (DCA CHECK)$300.00
CHECK TO CLERK OF COURT$100.00
EXAMINING, COMPARING, CORRECTING, VERIFYING TRANSCRIPT$5.00
PREPARING, NUMBERING & INDEXING RECORD$3.50
ISSUING SUBPOENA FOR A WITNESS$7.00
SIGNING & SEALING$2.00
FOREIGN JUDGMENT (IN ADDITION TO FILING FEE)$42.00
ATTORNEY APPEARING PRO HAC VICE$100.00
MEDIATION FEE PER PERSON FAMILY INCOME LESS THAN $50,000$60.00
MORE THAN $50,000$120.00
LIS PENDENS, FIRST PAGE$5.00
LIS PENDENS, EACH PAGE THEREAFTER$4.00
LIS PENDENS, ADDITIONAL PARTIES$1.00 per Party after 4
ADMINISTRATIVE FEE (DOCUMENTARY STAMP TAX) ON EACH TRUSTEE FORECLOSURE DEED - TIMESHARE INTEREST PURSUANT TO SECTION 721.855 AND 721.856 FLORIDA STATUTES, EFFECTIVE 5-27-10$50.00
FORECLOSURE SALE-making, recording, & certifying the sale and title$70.00
HOLDING AN ELECTRONIC FORECLOSURE SALE/Additional charge Eff. 7-1-09$70.00
Educating Public/Clerk may withhold fee from Surplus$28.00
Notifying a Surplus Trustee of his or her appointment$15.00
Disbursement of Surplus Proceeds/each disbursement$15.00
Appointing a Surplus Trustee$15.00
COUNTY CIVIL - Effective July 1, 2009
CLAIMS - LESS THAN $100.00$55.00
$100.00 BUT LESS THAN $500.00$80.00
$500.00 BUT LESS THAN $2,500.00$175.00
$2,500.00 UP TO $15,000.00$300.00
FOR EACH DEFENDANT OVER 5, ADDITIONAL FEE PER DEFENDANT$2.50
TENANT EVICTION$185.00
GARNISHMENT, ATTACHMENT, REPLEVIN & DISTRESS$85.00
REGISTRY OF THE COURT$100.00
REGISTRY OF THE COURT CLERK FEE$3.00
CLAIMS NOT MORE THAN $1,000 FILED WITH A REPLEVIN$130.00
SHERIFF SERVICE$40.00
RE-OPEN FEE LESS THAN $500.00$25.00
RE-OPEN FEE MORE THAN $500.00$50.00
APPEAL FROM COUNTY TO CIRCUIT$281.00
CIVIL CROSS-CLAIM, COUNTER-CLAIM, THIRD PARTY COMPLAINT (assessed against the person filing a cross-claim in a case filed for $2500 or more, OR when a claim in another case where the relief sought is in excess of $2500)$295.00
SUMMONS$10.00
FOREIGN JUDGMENT (IN ADDITION TO FILING FEE)$42.00
ATTORNEY APPEARING PRO HAC VICE$100.00
COURT ORDERED MEDIATION FEE - Per person, per scheduled session$60.00
PROBATE - Effective June 1, 2009
OPENING ANY ESTATE OF ONE DOCUMENT OR MORE$231.00
CAVEAT$41.00
NOTICE OF TRUST$41.00
PETITION AND ORDER TO ADMIT FOREIGN WILLS, AUTHENTICATED COPIES, EXEMPLIFIED COPIES, OR TRANSCRIPT TO RECORD$231.00
DISPOSITION OF PERSONAL PROPERTY WITHOUT ADMINISTRATION$231.00
SUMMARY ADMINISTRATION LESS THAN $1,000$235.00
SUMMARY ADMINISTRATION MORE THAN $1,000$345.00
FORMAL ADMINISTRATION$400.00
GUARDIANSHIP, ANCILLARY, CURATORSHIP & CONSERVATORSHIP$400.00
GUARDIANSHIP OF PERSON ONLY$235.00
VETERANS GUARDIANSHIP$235.00
DETERMINATION OF INCOMPETENCY$231.00
REOPEN FEE$50.00
APPEAL FROM CIRCUIT TO DCA (DCA)$300.00
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT$100.00
EXEMPLIFIED CERTIFICATES$7.00
AUTHENTICATED CERTIFICATES$7.00
VALIDATING CERTIFICATES$3.50
GUARDIANSHIP AUDIT FEES - VERIFIED INVENTORY > $25,000$85.00
GUARDIANSHIP AUDIT FEES - ESTATES LESS THAN $25,000$20.00
GUARDIANSHIP AUDIT FEES - ESTATES $25,000 - $100,000$85.00
GUARDIANSHIP AUDIT FEES - ESTATES $100,000 - $500,000$170.00
GUARDIANSHIP AUDIT FEES - ESTATES OVER $500,000$250.00
MAINTAIN PROFESSIONAL GUARDIANSHIP FILE$7.50
ATTORNEY APPEARING PRO HAC VICE$100.00
ADMINISTERING OATHS, ATTESTING & SEALING$3.50
CHILD SUPPORT
DEPOSITORY FEES - 4% OF AMOUNT OR $5.25$5.25
DELIQUENCY FEES$25.00
CONTEST FEE$25.00
FINAL JUDGMENT FEE$25.00
PAY-OFF STATEMENT FEE$25.00
DRIVER LICENSE REINSTATEMENT$25.00
POSTAGE$0.44
RECORDING FEE$10.00
SATISFACTION FEE$10.00
PAYMENT HISTORY RECORD$.15 per page
JUDGMENTS/LIENS
TRANSFER OF LIENS TO SECURITY$20.00
FEE PER ADDITIONAL LIEN$10.00
NOTICE OF RECORDING FOREIGN JUDGMENT$42.00
LIENS PROCESSED IN COURT - FILING BOND (MECHANICS LIEN)$20.00
MULTIPLE LIENS$10.00
SERVICE CHARGES
RECORDING, INDEXING & FILING - FIRST PAGE$10.00
EACH ADDITIONAL PAGE$8.50
INDEXING INSTRUMENTS RECORDED WITH MORE THAN 4 ENTRIES$1.00
INDEXING INSTRUMENTS NOT RECORDED$1.00
EXAMINING, CERTIFYING, RECORDING PLATS & CONDO EXHIBITS- FIRST PAGE$35.00
EACH ADDITIONAL PAGE$19.50
RECORDING FINAL JUDGMENT OF DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE$10.50
COPIES IN PUBLIC RECORDS NOT MORE THAN 8 1/2 X 14$1.00
COPIES IN PUBLIC RECORDS MORE THAN 8 1/2 X 14$5.00
OTHER COPIES - 119.07(1)(a) F.S.$0.15
CERTIFYING COPIES$2.00
COPYING OTHER THAN BY PHOTOGRAPHIC PROCESS$6.00
FAXING CHARGE (THIS DOES NOT INCLUDE COST OF DOCUMENT)$1.00
VERIFYING AN INSTRUMENT PREPARED BY SOMEONE OTHER THAN CLERK$3.50
OATH ADMINISTERING, ATTESTING & SEALING$3.50
VALIDATING CERTIFICATES$3.50
EXEMPLIFIED CERTIFICATES, INCLUDING SIGNING & SEALING$7.00
AUTHIENTICATED CERTIFICATES, INCLUDING SIGNING & SEALING$7.00
MICROFICHE (COURT ONLY)$3.50
MICROFILM COPIES 16 MM$42.00
MICROFILM COPIES 35 MM$60.00
PREPARING AFFIDAVIT OF DOMICILE$5.00
APPROVING BONDS$8.50
SEARCHING RECORDS/PER YEAR/PER DEF/PER APPLICATION$2.00
SEALING OR EXPUNGEMENT OF RECORD$42.00
SIGNING & SEALING ONLY$2.00
ISSUING & FILING SUBPOENA$7.00
NOTARY FEE$5.00
MARRIAGE LICENSE - WITH PREMARITAL CLASS$61.00
WITHOUT PREMARITAL CLASS$93.50
TAX DEED APPLICATION$60.00
DISBURSEMENT OF EXCESS PROCEEDS FROM TAX DEED SALE$10.00
JUDICIAL SALE & RECORDING TITLE$70.00
FORECLOSURE SALE/ELECTRONIC Eff. 7-1-09$70.00
ADMINISTRATIVE FEE (DOCUMENTARY STAMP TAX) ON TRUSTEE FORECLOSURE DEEDS ON TIMESHARE INTEREST PURSUANT TO SECTION 721.855 AND 721.856 FLORIDA STATUTES, EFFECTIVE 5-27-10$50.00
FORECLOSURE SURPLUS:
Clerk MAY withhold from surplus a fee to Educate Public as to rights of homeowners regarding foreclosure proceedings$28.00
Service Charge for Notifying a Surplus Trustee of his/her appointment$15.00
Service Charge for each disbursement of surplus proceeds$15.00
Service Charge for appointing a Surplus Trustee$15.00
CERTIFICATE OF TRANSFER OF LIENS$10.00
EACH ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATE$5.00
FOR WRITING ANY OTHER PAPER NOT HEREIN SPECIFICALLY MENTIONED$7.00
FOR RECEIVING AND DISBURSING RESTITUTION PAYMENTS$3.50
PARTIAL PAYMENT FEE$25.00
PUBLIC DEFENDER APPLICATION FEE$50.00
MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIR ACT$10.00
CREDIT CARD FEES - OVER THE COUNTER TRANSACTIONS-Eff. 5-1-10 3.5%3.50%
CHILD SUPPORT - Effective 5-1-10 3.5%3.50%
TRAFFIC TICKET - Effective 5-1-10 3.5%3.50%
ORI-RECORDS$2.00
COPY OF AUDIO TAPE OF BOCC MEETINGS PER CD/TAPE$5.00
TRAFFIC
BICYCLE & PEDESTRIAN$36.50
ATV VIOLATION$73.00
NON-MOVING VIOLATION$78.00
SEATBELT$78.00
CHILD RESTRAINT$128.00
MOVING VIOLATION$128.00
FAILURE TO STOP AT RED SIGNAL$193.00
HANDICAP PARKING$151.00
PASSING STOPPED SCHOOL BUS$268.00
RAILROAD CROSSING VIOLATION$168.00
SPEEDING (1-9 MPH OVER)$93.00
SPEEDING (10-14 MPH OVER)$168.00
SPEEDING (15-19 MPH OVER)$218.00
SPEEDING (20-29 MPH OVER)$243.00
SPEEDING (30 OR MORE OVER) MANDATORY COURT APPEARANCE
PROOF OF VALID DL, REGISTRATION, DL EXP LESS THAN 4 MO$10.00
PROOF VALID AT TIME OF STOP: HANDICAPPED PARKING PERMIT$7.50
PROOF VALID AT TIME OF STOP: DL, REG., TAG (EXP.LESS THAN 4 MO.), AIR POLL W/I 30 DAYS$10.00
PROOF OF COMPLIANCE WITHIN 30 DAYS$10.00
PROOF OF COMPLIANCE: INSURANCE {316.646 (1)-(3)}$42.90
PROOF OF COMPLIANCE: TAG, DL, REGISTRATION (CH.320 and 322)$63.25
VEHICLE DEFECT (316.10 or 316.2935) REPAIR W/I 30 DAYS$58.00
DRIVER LICENSE REINSTATEMENT FEE - Effective 9-1-09 increased to $60.00$60.00
DRIVER LICENSE CLEARANCE LETTER$7.00
COPY OF DRIVING RECORD - SEARCH-NO RECORD FOUND Effective 7-1-10$8.25
COPY OF DRIVING RECORD - 3 YEAR RECORD Effective 7-1-10$14.25
COPY OF DRIVING RECORD - 7 YEAR/LIFETIME RECORD Effective 7-1-10$16.25
BOATING
BOATING - MOVING$90.00
BOATING- NONMOVING$73.00
SWIMMING OR DIVING INFRACTION$59.00
LATE FEE - BOATING$20.00
DISMISSAL - PROOF OF REG/ID/HUNT & FISH LICENSE$10.00
HUNTING AND FISHING
DISMISSAL FEE/PROOF OF LICENSE$10.00
FRESH/SALT WATER FISHING LICENSE RESIDENT$72.00
CHARTER FISHING LICENSE > 10 CUSTOMERS$855.00
CHARTER FISHING LICENSE < 10 CUSTOMERS$455.00
CHARTER FISHING LICENSE < 6 CUSTOMERS$255.00
FRESH/SALT WATER FISHING LICENSE NON-RESIDENT$102.00
FRESH/SALT WATER FISHING LICENSE NON-RESIDENT (2ND)$202.00
HUNTING LICENSE RESIDENT$72.00
HUNTING LICENSE NON-RESIDENT$206.50
COMBINATION HUNTING/FISHING RESIDENT$87.50
ANNUAL HUNTING/NON-RESIDENT$205.00
ANNUAL COMIBINATION FRESH/SALT WATER FISHING LICENSE RESIDENT$79.00
ANNUAL HUNTING/FISHING RESIDENT$89.00
MARRIAGE LICENSE
Application and administering of oath, issuing, sealing and recording of the license and providing a certified copy when 3-day wating period applies$93.50
Application and administering of oath, issuing, sealing and recording of the license and providing a certified copy for same day issuance if bride and groom are out-of-state residents$93.50
Application and administering of oath, issuing, sealing and recording of the license and providing a certified copy (with certification of pre-marital course by a provider on Clerk's pre-marital list)$61.00
Marriage Certificate (suitable for framing)$7.00
PASSPORTS
Receiving and Processing Passport Applications:
(a) Clerk's Execution Fee-payable to Clerk of Court (Cash, Check or Money Order)$25.00
(b) Application Fee-payable to U. S. Dept. of State (Check or Money Order only)
Age 16 and over$110.00
Age 15 and under$80.00
Passport Cards:
Age 16 and over$30.00
Age 15 and under$15.00
Passport Renewal$110.00
Passport Photos$12.00 effective 2/1/2016
Routine (Non-Expedited) Passport Mailing$6.45
Expedite and Overnight services available for a fee (must contact Clerk's Office for cost)
New Rates were effective 7-13-10
TAX DEEDS
For processing application for tax deed sale, conducting the sale and preparation of tax deed$60.00
For disbursement of excess proceeds of tax deed sale, per disbursement$10.00
**Applicant must deposit with Clerk $600.00 for cost associated with the sale - this
fee is included in the minimum bid
REGISTRY OF THE COURT
For receiving money into the Registry of the Court:
3% of first $500 or part, per payment
1.5% of each subsequent $100 or part per payment
Eminant Domain Deposit$170.00
Revised 9-29-2011
(to revise-correct Plat recording fee charge)
Revised 10-1-2014