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Electronic Recording Now Available at Franklin, Southern Berkshire and Worcester Registries of Deeds

A state developed application, the Commonwealth Electronic Recording System (CERS), is now available to accept electronic recordings at the above locations. More Registry of Deeds Districts will become available in the near future.

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The process to sign up for electronic recording is simple and easy.

  1. Sign a Memorandum of Understanding agreement.
  2. Create an account with our payment processor.
  3. Send the agreement and payment account number to the Registry office.
  4. Begin scanning documents and submitting them for electronic recording.

The following links will help you get started.

Getting Started

Memorandum of Understanding (PDF)

Franklin District Registry of Deeds Document Types & Recording Fees (PDF)

Southern Berkshire District Registry of Deeds Document Types & Recording Fees (PDF)

Worcester District Registry of Deeds Document Types & Recording Fees (PDF)

Payment Processor Account on File Form (PDF)

System Requirements

If you have any further questions about whether this system is available at your Registry, please contact your local Registry of Deeds District or email registry@sec.state.ma.us. If you are unsure of your Registry District, use the City/Town to Registry Guide to help determine your local Registry of Deeds.