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

Version: 2019.4.38

Bernard J. Youngblood
Register of Deeds


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Effective May 4, 2020, our office is limiting the number of customers we service at our customer service windows and will do so on an appointment-only basis.

To schedule an appointment for search, copy and recording services you may click the link below:

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You may continue to submit documents electronically, by mail or courier service. When a document is recorded, the date we received the document will be used as the recording date. Information about our fees and recording requirements can be found at under the Document Recording tab. If you have questions about electronic submissions, contact your erecording submitter.

To obtain copies of documents, go to www.waynecountylandrecords. You will be required to pay a subscription fee using a credit card. There is no fee to obtain index information about a document.

All individuals doing business within our office must wear a mask or face covering. Please do not bring anyone with you unless his or her assistance is necessary to help you during the appointment. We will provide hand sanitizer upon entry.

All documents presented for recording should be reviewed for accuracy by a professional. Rejected documents will require an additional appointment.

Ten documents per appointment.


Stay safe.

Bernard J. Youngblood
Wayne County Register of Deeds

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Requests for searches by mail should be sent to:

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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