Services & Fees

All checks to be made payable to Nantucket Registry of Deeds.

Fees for Land Court & Recorded Land

Document TypeFee ($)
Declaration Of Homestead35
Declaration Of Trust255
Deed                         155
Federal Tax Liens and Related Documents5
Foreclosure Deed and Affidavit155
Municipal Lien Certificate80
Plans - Per Sheet105
UCC Documents75
Copies of Documents - per page1
All other Documents105

Additional Land Court Fees

Document TypeFee ($)
Change of Address75

All certified copies are $1.00 per page.

Excise Fee: (separate check is required)

Excise is calculated as follows: $4.56 per thousand, rounded up to the nearest $500 (e.g. If consideration is stated as $1,546,300. then deeds excise is calculated using $1,546,500 and the total fee would be $7,052.04).

Nantucket Land Bank Commission:

All land transfers and any transfers of interest, including leases (of 30 years of more including extensions) must be processed through the Land Bank prior to being recorded in our office.  Visit their website at or call their office at 508-228-7240.

All copy/fax requests must be made in writing and prepaid:

For copies by mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope is required.  All copy requests will be processed within 24 hours of receipt.

For copies by fax the charge is $1.00 per page plus additional fees of: 

Off-island within MA add $5.00                    Out of state add $10.00                     On-island add $3.00

**IMPORTANT** All requests should state the Book & Page, Document No. or Certificate of Title No. being requested.  If you are requesting service without the above information a research fee of $5.00 for up to three instrument searches will be added to your fee.  Please include owners name, property address and approximate date of recording with your request.  If you do not include this information, we will return your request unprocessed.