Real Estate Transfer Stamps

***COVID-19 UPDATE*** 

Completed Real Estate Transfer Stamp applications may be submitted via email, through the mail, or placed in the drop box located in front of the Civic Center. 


The Village of Glen Ellyn’s Real Estate Transfer Stamps are $3 for each $1,000 of property sales price and must be paid by the home seller. To obtain a transfer stamp to record deeds or real estate trust documents, please complete the Real Estate Transfer Stamp Application (PDF) and schedule a Clearwater inspection and final water reading. 


Please contact the Public Works Department at 630-469-6756 to schedule the Clearwater Inspection and the Cashier's Office to schedule a final water reading at 630-547-5235.

Please note - clearwater inspections must be completed on sales and exempt transactions.

Refund Application

You may also be eligible for a refund of the Real Estate Transfer Tax. The eligibility criteria are listed on the Real Estate Transfer Stamp Refund Application (PDF).