NOTICE: Please note that Chapter 538 from the 2020 Session of the Maryland General Assembly provides that the current $40 surcharge on recordable instruments recorded among the land records and financing statement records will continue on and after July 1, 2020. For more information, see page 15 through 16 here.
The Land Records Department acts as a custodian for the recording and maintenance of all public records connected to real estate in Prince George's County. All information in Land Records is public information and is obtained by self-research. However, the law prohibits the clerks from providing legal assistance or performing title searches.
All documents are returned by mail, if a return address is provided on the document. If there’s not an address provided, these items must be picked up in person in the Land Records Division.
Contact Land Records for recordings, state transfer tax fees or for any other inquiries regarding Land Records.
Contact the Prince George’s County Office of Finance for information about County Transfer and Recordation Taxes.