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Welcome to the Northern Essex Registry of Deeds

The Northern Essex Registry of Deeds is committed to providing the public with efficient, courteous service and easy, reliable access to its records. Our district maintains land records for  Andover,  Lawrence,  Methuen and  North Andover.

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We are implementing  “drop ‘n’ go” document recording. Please leave your documents in the mailbox.  They will be recorded and returned to you.

 Our e-file vendors are available for most documents;

Simplifile – | CSC – | Epartners – | Indecomm –

Or send your documents in via UPS, FedEx, USPS or Courier: Northern Essex Registry of Deeds  1 Union Street, Suite #402 Lawrence, MA

Please call our Customer Service Department at 978-557-1900 or email us at [email protected] if you have any questions.

Thank you

Paul M. Iannuccillo, Register of Deeds

Quick Information

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Acceptable Forms of Payment

Only Cash and Checks are Accepted. Please make checks payable to:

Northern Essex Registry of Deeds 


Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 

Fees Include all Applicable Surcharges

Registry Closings

Thanksgiving Day 2021

Thursday November 25th, 2021 The Registry will be CLOSED in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

The Registry will reopen for normal business hours Friday November 26th.

Thank You.

Paul Iannuccillo, Register of Deeds

About Us

Secretary of the Commonwealth


William F. Galvin

Secretary of the Commonwealth
Citizen Information Service
One Ashburton Place, Room 1611
Boston, MA 02108-1512
Tel: (617) 727-7030
Toll Free: 1 (800) 392-6090

Community Outreach


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Consumer Notification Service

Consumer Alerts

Recent Fires and Insurance Claims:

If you have been affected by the recent fires in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover, the Essex North Registry of Deeds would like to help;

Please Click Here for more information

Thank you – Register Paul M. Iannuccillo

Customer Beware!

It has come to our attention that National Grid customers are being contacted by telephone by individuals who claim to be from National Grid and demand payment on their utility bill. They also demand over the phone payment to replace your old meter with new smart meters and threaten customers with service termination within hours if phone payment is not made immediately.

Please follow this link if you would like more information on utility scams:

Consumer Alert!

There are companies offering to provide homeowners a Certified Copy of their deed for a cost of $83.00.

Please Take Note: You can print a FREE copy of your deed from our website or contact our Customer Service Department by calling 978-557-1900 or emailing us.

Registered Land Review Reminder:

As a service to our customers the Northern Essex Registry of Deeds provides preview service for Registered Land Documents.  E-mail your documents to [email protected], we will review your documents to make sure they are complete and ready to be put on record before you submit for recording.

Once you have submitted documents to the email address, please feel free to follow up with a phone call to our office to ensure they were received.


Using This Site


The Essex North Registry of Deeds Office presents the information on this web site as a service to the public. We have tried to ensure that the information contained in this electronic document is accurate. The Register’s Office makes no warranty or guarantee concerning the accuracy or reliability of the content at this site or at other sites to which we link. Assessing accuracy and reliability of information is the responsibility of the user. The Register’s Office shall not be liable for errors contained herein or for any damages in connection with the use of the information contained herein. THIS INFORMATION IS FOR REFERENCE ONLY.

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