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 pm daily and in Attleboro from 9 am - 3:30 pm (NO Registered Land (Land Court) recordings accepted in Attleboro).

The Registry accepts the following methods of payment:

At the Registry: Cash, Check, or Credit Card
*** All checks should be made payable to Bristol County Registry of Deeds, ND  (separate checks needed for recording fees and excise fees)
Online: Credit Card only

Please be advised that mail is received only at our Taunton location.

Recording Fees (both Recorded and Registered Land)

Document TypeRecording Fee

Declaration of Homestead

$ 35.00

Declaration of Trust

$ 255.00


$ 155.00


$ 205.00

Mortgage Foreclosure Deed & Affidavit

$ 155.00

Municipal Lien Certificate

$ 80.00

UCC Documents

$ 75.00

Federal Tax Liens (and related documents)

$ 5.00

Plans (per sheet)

$ 105.00

All Other Documents

$ 105.00

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.

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.

Excise fees and Recording Fees must be paid with separate checks. All checks should be made payable to: 'Bristol County Registry of Deeds, N.D.'

Miscellaneous Fees


$ 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


Document View


Document Print

$ 1.00 per page

Registry Contact Information

Main Office

Attleboro Office

Registered Land Dept

When mailing in recordings, please send them to the main office at
11 Court Street, Taunton, MA 02780