How do I get a copy of a deed or document?

In Person:

Visit the Registry of Deeds at 16 Broad Street, Nantucket MA.  The Registry is open for research Monday through Friday, 8am – 4pm.


By Mail:

If you cannot make it to the Registry, you may send a request by mail.

The request must include:

A cover letter with the book and page or Registered Land document number of the deed or document.

A check made out to the “Nantucket Registry of Deeds” for the exact amount of the transaction.

The cost for copies is $1.00 per page.  You may call the Registry at 508-228-7250 if you are unsure of the number of pages in your deed or document.

A self-addressed, stamped envelope for the return of the deed or document to you.


Mail To:           
Nantucket Registry of Deeds
16 Broad Street                        
Nantucket MA 02554


You can locate and print a non-certified copy of deeds and documents online for free by clicking here.  Please note the search criteria is automatically set to the Recorded Land Name Search.  If your property is Registered Land, click on Search Criteria in the top left corner and click “Registered Land (Land Court) – Name Search”* 

* Please note the website uses pop-up windows to view, print, and   download documents. Your pop-up blocker must be turned off.  This is not something our office can help you with.

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