Register of Deeds

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COVID-19 Clerk/Register Operating Plan

The Clerk/Register’s office is available to the public in-person by appointment, only, in order to allow us to serve the public while carefully adhering to social distancing guidelines designed to protect the health of the public and staff.

We encourage you to access our services online or by mail unless it is necessary to visit us in-person.

Learn about our online & by-mail services here.

For more information or to make an appointment at the Register of Deeds office, contact: (734) 222-6710 or [email protected].

Documents may be submitted by: 

  • e-Recording 
  • United States Postal Service mail to: Washtenaw County Register of Deeds, PO Box 8645, Ann Arbor, MI 48107
  • FedEx or UPS to: Washtenaw County Register of Deeds, 200 N. Main Street, Suite 110, Ann Arbor, MI 48107.
  • Drop Box located at the Main Street entrance to the building at 200 N. Main St., Ann Arbor, MI 48107.
  • In-Person by appointment.

The Register of Deeds Office serves as the repository for real and personal property records for land situated in Washtenaw County, Michigan, including deeds, mortgages, and foreclosure records.

Note: this office does not provide blank documents or forms for recording and cannot provide legal advice.