Fee Schedule


Effective September 9, 1999
Title 28 Section 133 Virgin Islands Code amended PURSUANT TO ACT NO. 6287 BILL NO.23-0082 states as follows:

Deeds & Mortgages - $15.00 for first $3,000.00
$1.00 each additional $1,000.00 plus $1.00 per page.
Miscellaneous Documents - $25.00 plus $1.00 per page.
  1. Death Certificate
  2. Power of Attorney
  3. Affidavit
  4. Contracts
  5. Construction Lien
  6. Lis pendens
  7. Judgment
  8. Orders
  9. Adjudication
  10. Condominium Lien
  11. All other documents
Title & Encumbrance Statements - $20.00

For Assignments of Mortgage and Leasehold Interest for Several Properties, the recording fees shall be $25.00 for the document and $4.00 for each property or unit attached; for certified copies, the fees shall be $10.00 for the first page and $1.00 for each additional page.

Release of Liens - $10.00

Attached Documents - $2.50 Plus $1.00 per page.

Foreign Documents - $2.50 Plus $1.75 per page.

Additional amendments pursuant to Act No. 6333 state as follows:

Section 19, Title 33, chapter 7, Virgin Islands Code, is amended in the following instances:

Section 121, subsection (b) is amended to read:
"A stamp tax at the rate of $25 is imposed on each certified copy of an order, judgment, decree or other document issued by the District or Territorial Court of the Virgin Islands."

Section 128 is amended by designating the existing language as subsection (a) and adding a subsection (b) to read as follows:
"(b) All individuals, organizations or entities claiming an exemption from stamp taxes pursuant to subsection (a) of this section shall submit an affidavit setting forth with particularity the facts or legal basis in support thereof."

Section 22, Title 28, Section 133, Virgin Islands Code, is amended as follows:
In subsection (c), strike the period at the end of the sentence, insert a colon in lieu thereof, and add the following language:

"Provided, That, for judicial documents wherein title to property is transferred, the fee shall be based on the assessed value of the property."

Repeal the existing subsection (h), and add a new subsection (h) to read as follows:
"(h) For the cancellation of instruments, the fee shall be one-fourth of the fee for the recording of such an instrument; for the cancellation of paid installments, the fee shall be one-fourth of the fee for the recording of a mortgage for the same amount; and for the release of mortgages or other documents, the fee shall be one-fourth of the fee for the recording of such a mortgage or other document."

Pursuant to Act No. 6630 the stamp tax that was previously two (2%) percent of the declared value of property transferred has increased as follows:
  • 2 percent for properties valued up to $350,000
  • 2 ½ percent for properties valued from $350,001 TO 1 million
  • 3 percent for properties valued from $1,000,001 TO $5 million
  • 3 ½ percent for properties valued over $5,000,001
Subsection (a) is further amended by adding a new sentence at the end thereof to read as follows. No real property may be valued at less than the assessed value by the tax assessor.