Fees & Filings
Documents recorded by the Registry of Deeds are public information and available for viewing at either office location or online. There is no charge for viewing documents at the Registry. The below charges will apply for filing and copying of documents. The Registry is open in Taunton from 8 am to 4:30 pm daily (last recording accepted at 4:00 pm), and in Attleboro from 9 am - 4 pm (last recording accepted at 3:30 pm, NO Registered Land (Land Court) recordings accepted in Attleboro) space is available at both locations to host closings. Real estate professionals or consumers who open an online account have 24/7 online access to view and print available recorded documents.
The Registry accepts the following methods of payment:
At the Registry: Cash or Check only
*** Checks should be made payable to Bristol County Registry of Deeds, ND
Online: Credit Card only
Registry Contact Information
Registered Land Dept
When mailing in recordings, please send them to the main office at
11 Court Street, Taunton, MA 02780
|Declaration of Homestead||$ 35.00|
|Declaration of Trust||$ 225.00|
|Mortgage Foreclosure Deed & Affidavit||$ 125.00|
|Municipal Lien Certificate||$ 65.00|
|UCC Documents||$ 45.00|
|Federal Tax Liens (and related documents)||$ 5.00|
|Plans (per sheet)||$ 75.00|
|All Other Documents||$ 75.00|
The current Excise Stamp rate is $4.56 per $1,000.00 (round up to the nearest $500 before calculating), consideration of $100.00 or less is exempt.
A $1 postage fee will be assessed per document unless a self-addressed stamped envelope with sufficient postage is provided at time of recording. Electronically recorded documents are exempt from this fee.
|Copies||$ 1.00 per page|
Certified copies must be made by Registry employees, and are charged according to the current copy rates. We do not charge an additional fee to certify the copies.
If you require copies to be mailed to you, please contact the Registry for current per document postage fees.
On-line Access Fees
|Document Index Access||FREE|
|Document Print||$ 1.00 per page|