Aroostook County Government

The Register is elected every four years and has the overall responsibility for the operation of the office and performs duties as described in 33, M.R.S.A., section 604.

DUTIES: Accept instruments for recording on a daily basis. Attests to copies of instruments as needed. Accounts for all fees generated by the Registry of Deeds. Budgets for and manages the Registry of Deeds' Office.  Works with the public, attorneys, surveyors and engineers to answer their questions and provide general assistance.

Aroostook County's records date from 1808 in the Southern District and 1846 in the Northern District. The records include real estate, UCC financing, statements, and surveys.

To record a deed, it has to be signed and notarized by a Justice of the Peace or Notary Public and all names must be printed or typed under the signature. Records have to be made from original or certified copies.

All records (except transfer tax forms) are open for public inspection.

Aroostook County's computerized records started January 1, l965 for the Northern Register and January 1, 1985 for the Southern Register.  A computer is available for the public to use.

Northern Registry of Deeds

P.O. Box 47
22 Hall Street, Suite 201
Fort Kent, ME 04743-0047

Tel: (207)834-3925
Fax: (207)834-3138

Northern Deeds Online:

Louise Caron

Donna Madore
Deputy Register

Erin Labonte

Office hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Southern Registry of Deeds

Suite 102
26 Court Street
Houlton, ME 04730

Tel: (207)532-1500
Fax: (207)532-1506

Southern Deeds Online:

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Wendy Holmes
Deputy Register


Office hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM


Name of seller and buyer

Approximate date recorded

Location (town)

Title searches or transfer tax information are the only data not available through this office

IN-HOUSE PRICES: .50 per page (copies) - $1.00 per page if registry make copies- $1.00 per page to mail copies - $5.00 for engineering copy - $6.00 per engineering copy if mailed.


Maine State Transfer Tax form (confidential - information available through town office)

State charge $4.40/thousand (shared equally by buyer and seller - Towns exempt from transfer tax)

PRICES: To record deeds - $22.00 first page - $2.00 all other pages.  State of Maine and municipalities - $19.00 first page - $2.00 all other pages..

Mylar Plan

To record Mylar Plan is $24.00.  $21.00 for a municipality or state.

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