The Supreme Court of Virginia provides a Deed Calculation Tool to assist users with determining recording costs for documents to be recorded in the Deed Book. To determine applicable fees using this tool, select Richmond City Circuit Court and enter the requested information for the document(s) to be recorded.
Payment may be made by cash, credit card, check or money order (payable to the Edward F. Jewett, Clerk). Debit cards are not accepted for the payment of such fees.
Pursuant to § 17.1-252 of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, effective July 1, 2000, this office requires that any deed or other instrument conveying or relating to an interest in real property bear, on the first page of the deed or other instrument, the tax map reference number or numbers, or the parcel identification number (PIN) or numbers, of the affected parcel or parcels. Richmond's standard Tax ID Number is 11 digits. Please place the Tax ID Number in the upper left corner of the first page after allowing a margin pursuant to Library of Virginia standards. To obtain this number, please call the Real Estate Assessor at (804) 646-5700.
Pursuant to Code of Virginia § 17.1-227, effective July 1, 2003, this Clerk's Office will not knowingly accept any instrument submitted for recordation in the Deed Book that includes the social security number of a grantor, grantee, or trustee.
City of Richmond Assessor's Office
Supreme Court of Virginia Deed Calculation Tool