The Registrar

Registry of DeedsThe Registrar 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, 1960 for the Northern Register and January 1, 1960 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:

Amy Ouellette

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

Northern Registry of Deeds

Southern Registry of Deeds

Suite 102
26 Court Street
Houlton, ME 04730

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

Southern Deeds Online:

Melissa Richardson

Wendy Holmes
Deputy Registrar

Nancy Ledger
Deeds Associate

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

Southern Registry of Deeds

U.S. Passport Acceptance FacilityThe Southern Registry of Deeds is a passport acceptance facility.  For more information please click HERE.
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All Aroostook County Administrative Offices will be closed on the following dates:
July 4th-Independence Day; and July 5th-day after Independence Day.

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