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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

PLAN                                             $24.00

COPY FEE                                      $1.00

COPY PLAN                                   $5.00

CERTIFIED DOCUMENT                $5.00 plus cost of copy

Copy requests can be emailed to:




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:

Public Records Search Instructions for below

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