Municipal Lien Certificate

Municipal Lien Certificate is a legal document usually requested for property transfers and refinances. It may list the outstanding property taxes and water/sewer at the time of the request. The request must state whether it is needed for a sale or a refinance, state the owners name and address, map and parcel if known, closing date and buyers name. By Mass general law the collectors office has 10 days to process this request.

Cost of a municipal Lien certificate is $50 per parcel.

View and/or download the Municipal Lien Certificate Request Form (PDF).