Registry of Deeds
Welcome to the York County Maine Registry of Deeds Department.
Please read our updated instructions (updated June, 2021) due to COVID-19.
RECORDING HOURS 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
(NEW as of 09/01/2021)
DOCUMENT $22 for 1st page and $2.00 for each additional page
INDEX NAMES $1 per indexed name over four
MARGINAL REFERENCES $13 per marginal reference over one
COPY FEE $1.00
COPY PLAN $5.00
CERTIFIED DOCUMENT $5.00 plus cost of copy
Copy requests can be emailed to: Deeds@yorkcountymaine.gov
REGISTRIES require clean space and margins on all documents. The requirements are 1 ¾ inch across the top of the first page, and ¾ inch side margins on all pages.
All deeds except corrective deeds, cemetery deeds, confirmatory deed, deeds of distribution and transfers upon death deeds require a Real Estate Transfer Tax Declaration (RETTD) Addition information and forms are available through the State of Maine website and the links below:
For information on Exemptions and Real Estate Transfer tax charts, please direct your questions to the following site:
State of Maine Revenue Services Website: https://www.maine.gov/revenue/divisions.html