Land Documents

Land Documents

Sample Real Property and Land Documents:

  • Deeds

  • Quit Claim Deeds

  • Deed upon Death

  • Patent Deed

  • Warranty Deed

  • Deed in lieu of foreclosure

  • Contracts of Sale

  • Grant Bargain Sale Deed

  • Trustee Deed

  • Gift Deeds

  • Grant Bargain Sale

All documents must follow the recording instructions for an Official Document. 
(See instructions below.)  



To record your land document (excluding maps), you will need to complete the following:


Format your document according to our document requirements

Anatomy of a Recorded Document (Requirements, Standards, Recommendations)


Prepare and pay associated recording fees

Acceptable Forms of Payment


Complete a Declaration of Value form

A Declaration of Value form is required for all documents conveying interest with the exception of an Affidavit Terminating Joint Tenancy.

 Download Declaration of Value Form & Instructions


Prepare and Pay Real Property Transfer Tax The transfer tax is calculated at the rate of $2.55 per $500 of value or a fraction thereof. The transfer tax is based on the full purchase price or the estimated fair market value. Certain transfers are exempt from Real Property Transfer Tax in accordance with NRS 375.090 (see RPTT Exemption list). Use the Real Property Transfer Tax Calculator for an estimation of taxes. This is only an estimation and does not replace official calculations.

Exemptions and suggested supporting documentation

Tax Payer's Bill of Rights

Real Property Transfer Tax, Historic Rates


Mail or bring both your document and payment to our office Clark County Recorder's Office Address


File Formats

Declaration of Value Form (complete packet)



Complete Packet Includes:



  • Instructions



  • Declaration of Value Form



RPTT Tax Table



RPTT Exemption List 



RPTT Refund Instructions



RPTT Refund Form



For questions about RPTT, please call our Transfer Tax Auditor at
(702) 455-4336 or send an E-mail (

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