As of September 1, 2013 it will be MANDATORY for all RP-5217 forms to be in the PDF VERSION when presented with documents for recording at the Orange County Clerk’s Office.
The link for the form and instructions can be found at:
The PDF form must be completed according to the New York State Office of Real Property Services instructions available at the above website. This form cannot be printed off the computer with the blanks filled in using a typewriter or be hand written. The PDF form must be completed using a computer. The fee for the RP-5217 form remains the same.
For questions regarding the processing of the PDF version of RP-5217 forms,
please call our Hudson Office at (518) 828-4351