Copy Information

Obtaining Copies of Land Records & Historic Records

Copies of records may be purchased in person at the Clerk's Office, or by a request through the mail. We do not fax or email copies of documents.

Fee Schedule for Copies (cost per page)

Size Black & White Color
8.5 x 11 inches $0.50 $2.50
8.5 x 14 inches $0.50 $2.50
11 x 17 inches $1 $5
18 x 24 inches $3 n/a

Certified copies cost an additional $2 per document. VA Code § 17.1-275

Note: The Clerk's Office reserves the right to refuse to make copies from items deemed over-sized or fragile.

What do I need to request a copy?

  • Reference number
  • Page count (determines copy cost)
  • Choice of Payment: Cash, Check, Escrow Accounts (PDF), or credit cards (Discover, Visa, MasterCard) credit card fee applies (4% or $2, whichever amount is greater)

Note: Credit Cards are accepted for in-person transactions only. We do not accept credit card information over the phone. Please make checks payable to "Clerk of Circuit Court."

You may contact Historic Records and Deed Research for reference numbers and page counts.

Request Copies 

  • Requests by U.S. Postal Service please use mailing address
  • Requests by Courier Service please use physical (location) address

Include the following information

  • Letter with document reference, preferred copy size, and choice of certification
  • Money order or check for appropriate amount
  • Self-addressed and stamped envelope