Barnstable:  Open for recordings only (Drop Offs Only). No closings at the Registry, title research or copy services. For more information, click here.

 

Berkshire Middle: Open for recording purposes only (Drop Offs Only). Documents will be accepted at the front door. They are e-recording.

 

Berkshire North: Open normal hours. Closings of no more than five people may be conducted at the registry. They are e-recording. For more information, click here.

 

Berkshire South: Open normal hours. Closings may be conducted at the registry. They are e-recording.

 

Bristol Fall River: Closings will not be conducted at the registry. They are e-recording. For more information, click here.

 

Bristol North: Beginning March 17, the registry will not permit closings in their main office in Taunton or the satellite office in Attleboro. (Drop Offs Only) and e-recording.  For more information, click here.

 

Bristol South(Drop Offs Only) but call ahead.

 

Dukes: The registry will be closed March 16 and 17, and updates will be posted as the situation unfolds.  Documents that are submitted electronically during this time will be filed.  In the case that a document must be recorded in person over the next two days, please reach out directly to the registry at registry@dukescounty.orgDukes County is now accepting Deeds through Simplifile

 

Essex South: Effective March 17, the registry will be closed to the public for research and onsite closings. They will be accepting walk-in recordings as well as e-recordings and mail. If you must bring a document into the registry for recording, please limit the length of your stay in consideration of public health. For more information, click here.

 

Essex North: Beginning March 17, the registry will be closed to the public for research and onsite closings. The only in-person service the registry will offer is recordings.  They are implementing  “drop ‘n’ go” document recording. ((Drop Offs Only) Please leave your documents in the bins outside the door.  They will be recorded and returned to you. If you have any symptoms of illness, such as fever or coughing, please utilize alternate ways of filing your documents. e-file vendors are available for most documents.

 

Franklin: On March 16 and 17, the Greenfield Courthouse is closed to the public. The office is able to accept recordings electronically and by US Postal Service. To schedule an in-person drop off of your documents, please call (413) 772-0239.

 

Hampden: e-files only.

 

HampshireClosings will not be conducted at the registry. They are accepting recordings and e-filings.

 

Middlesex North: Accepting e-filings only.

 

Middlesex SouthOn March 17, the registry will be open for limited staff e-recording and mail recordings. Due to the court closure, the building will not be accessible to the public. Any registered land recordings should be sent via USPS or UPS overnight if urgent. To contact the Recorded Land Records Department, call (617) 617-6300 or (617) 679-6309. For Registered Land, call (617) 679-6340.

 

Nantucket: Closed.

 

Norfolk: Closed to public but accepting e-recordings or recording at door. For more information, click here.

 

Plymouth: As of March 16, the registry is open for research and recording. Real estate closings at all offices will be closed to the public. The registry requests that all real estate closings occur at a location outside of the Registry of Deeds locations and encourage that all research be completed offsite and e-file, when possible.

 

SuffolkAs of March 16, the registry will be e-recording documents. The Edward Brooke Courthouse remains closed to the public.

 

Worcester North: As of Monday, March 23, members of the public will not be allowed into the ROD. The registry will still be accepting both e-recordings and paper mail. Additionally, for those needing to walk-in documents, they will be providing a drop-off mailbox on the first floor. For more information, click here.

 

Worcester South: The registry is open for recording 8:30am - 4:00pm. There will be no closings for the next two weeks on premises.