Register of Deeds Copy & Search Fees


Prices Effective Oct. 1, 2016

Michigan Association of Register of Deeds and Senate work to stop unethical private companies from fleecing citizens by selling deeds.

Press Release April 21, 2016

Copy Fee:

  • Real Estate Record Copy $1.00 per page
  • U.C.C. Record Copy $2.00 per page

Certification Fee:

  • $1.00 per document fee for certification of any of the above copies.
    (To be eligible for certification, the document must be copied in its entirety.)

Search Fee:

  • Searching the Real Estate Record per name $0.50 per year – $5.00 minimum fee
  • State Tax Lein Certificate $3.00 per name searched
  • Federal Tax Lein Search $3.00 per name searched
  • U.C.C. – 11 Certificate $6.00 per name searched