Presque Isle County Register of Deeds

P.O. Box 110
Rogers City, Ml 49779
Phone:( 989)734-2676
Fax:( 989)734-0506

Office hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday - Friday (except on holidays)
Vault hours 8:15 am to 4:15 pm
Accept documents for recording: 8:15 am to 4:00 pm

 Presque Isle County Staff

Vicky Kowalewsky Register of Deeds
Danielle Kuznicki Chief Deputy Register

Michelle LaBar

Deputy Register

Calendar of Events

Member of the Michigan Association of Register of Deeds which includes all 83 Counties in Michigan. This site will provide you with information on fees, recording requirements and state and county transfer tax exemptions.

NOTICE: Our new online service provides a convenient and centralized way to access documents recorded in our office. You have the ability to search the county's land records back to January 1, 1986 at your convenience. Please click here to access the portal powered by Kofile Technologies
to search land records.

NOTICE: Effective October 1, 2016, recording fees will be $30.00 per document. If the document assigns or discharges more than one instrument, an additional $3.00 per instrument will be collected. The Treasurer's tax certification remains at $5.00 per document.

We record all legible documents that are prepared accurately. Copies of recordings are available once the documents are certified and can be obtained after payment is processed via cash, credit card or mailed check.This is normally the next business day.  Please contact our office for applicable fees.
Our office does not provide any blank documents for recording purposes. Forms are available through a title company or online if you are comfortable preparing them on your own. Otherwise, please consult an attorney. We are not able to provide legal advice.

The land records date back to the early 1850s and can be viewed in our office during normal business hours. Our computerized records date back to January 1, 1986 and can be viewed in the office or online.

Documents can be submitted electronically for recording when using a verified submitter. The icons for the verified submitters that we are contracted with are located on this page, including CSC, lndecomm Global Services, EPN and Simplifile. By clicking on those icons you will be linked to their websites and will be able to research the information on those vendors.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for keeping books and records pertaining to land records.
  • Recording such instruments required or authorized by law to be recorded and
    must provide reasonable facilities for inspection of these records.
  • Record all transfers and sales of property in the county. Also records all county
    property mortgages, assignments or discharges regarding the same.
  • Index into the system, deeds, mortgages and other transaction records .
    Record tax liens and fixture filings for the county.
  • Store records of gas oil and mineral leases, assignments and releases.
  • Review the information on the documents to make sure all documents
    submitted for recording meet the statutory requirements.
  • Prepare all reports daily and retain financial records as required by law.
  • Complete reports and deposit funds daily with the County Treasurer.
  • Calculates and sends into the State Remonumentation Report quarterly.
  • Retain original copies of platted subdivision and condo site maps.

Statutory Fees as follows:

  • Per Document $30.00
  • Certification Fee: $5.00
  • Additional Libers: $3.00
  • Plat Copies: $5.00 per page
  • Copies of all documents per page: $1.00

Additional fees and information can be found on the MARD (Michigan Association of Register of Deeds) or by calling the office.

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