P.O. Box 110
Rogers City, MI 49779
Office Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday – Friday, closed on Holidays
Vault hours: 8:15 am to 4:15 pm
Accept documents for recording: 8:15 am to 4:00 pm
Register of Deeds Staff
Register of Deeds: Vicky Kowalewsky
Chief Deputy Register: Heidi Tulgestke
Deputy Register: Kelly Kazyaka
Search Land Records & Fraud Alert
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, 1980, at your convenience.
Click here to access the portal powered by GovOS to search for and purchase copies of the land records. You can also sign up for our complimentary service to be notified of any documents recorded in your name. You will find information on signing up for this free service by clicking on the Fraud Sleuth icon in the online portal. Please contact our office if you have any additional questions.
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, 1980, and can be viewed in the office or online.
Documents can be submitted electronically for recording when using a verified submitter. The verified submitters that we are contracted with are CSC, Indecomm Global Services, EPN, and Simplifile. Information regarding these submitters can be researched by clicking on the name of the business which is located further down the page.
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.
- 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 by clicking on the following highlighted area for MARD (Michigan Association of Register of Deeds) under the resources tab of the website. You may also contact the office directly.
Land Record Search
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.