Instructions

Recording hours are from 8:30am - 3:50pm

Recording Fees
Document Recording $22 for the 1st page and $2 for each additional page
Document Names Indexed $1 per indexed name over four
Marginal References $13 per marginal reference if more than one
Recording a Plan $24
Copy Fees $1 per page
Certified Document $1 to certify plus the cost of the copies
Postage for Recordings Please include postage or a stamped return envelope
* Document Recording fees for the State of Maine, Cities and Towns are $3 less than stated above.

For Acceptable Scanning Results

Black ink must be used and any stamps used must be well inked.

Margins

To meet the needs of all Maine County Registries, clean space and margins are required on all documents recorded. The Hancock County Registry requires 1 ½ inch margins across the top and bottom of a page and ¾ inch margins on the left and right sides.

Real Estate Transfer Tax Declaration

All deeds except corrective deeds, cemetery deeds, confirmatory deeds and deeds of distribution require a Real Estate Transfer Tax Declaration (RETTD). Additional information and forms are available through the State of Maine website and the links below:

Address
50 State Street Suite 9
Ellsworth ME 04605
Mailing Address
PO BOX 1059
Ellsworth ME 04605
Phone Number
(207) 667-8353
Fax
(207) 667-1410
Office Hours
Monday through Friday 7:30am - 4:00pm
Recording Hours
8:30am - 3:50pm
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