Register of Deeds:
Bernard J. Youngblood

International Center Building
400 Monroe Street, 7th Floor
Detroit, MI    48226-2925

(313) 224-5850

Office Hours:
M-F 8:00 am - 4:15 pm

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Bernard J. Youngblood
Register of Deeds


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In line with the Governor's declaration to combat the outbreak of COVID-19, the Office of Register of Deeds will be closed until April 13,2020. The only essential function that will be performed is the processing of Sheriff's Deed Redemptions, recording new construction mortgages and Economic essential documents on an appointment-only basis. For those services call one of these numbers to schedule an appointment 313-506-2528, 313-702-8134 or 313-213-5214. During the period of our closure, you may submit documents you want recorded through the mail. Check our website, for our address and fees. To obtain copies of documents, go to In addition, ERecordings are continuing to be submitted. Please consult with your submitter for proper instructions. These orders are in compliance with Orders from our President, Governor and CEO during this global crisis in the hope to decrease the number of cases and death from COVID-19. Thank you for your understanding.

Bernard J. Youngblood
Wayne County Register of Deeds

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International Center Bldg.
Wayne County Register of Deeds
400 Monroe 7th Floor
Detroit, MI. 48226-2925

The Register of Deeds Office will be closed on:

January 1, 2020 - New Years Day
January 20, 2020 - Martin Luther King Jr Day
April 10, 2020 Closes at 11:45am - Good Friday
May 25, 2020 - Memorial Day
July 3, 2020 - Independence Day
September 7, 2020 - Labor Day
October 12, 2020 -Columbus Day
November 3, 2020 - Election Day
November 26, 2020 - Thanksgiving Day
November 27, 2020 - Day after Thanksgiving
December 24, 2020 through January 1, 2021 - Christmas Break


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