Mary Ann Crowell, Register | Lisa Adams, Controller/Assistant
19 Temple Street
P.O. Box 370
Nashua, New Hampshire 03061-0370
Tel. (603)882-6933|Fax 882-7527
Office hours – Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 3:45 pm
Rates & Fees
|Hillsborough County Redaction Information
Effective March 1, 2007
RSA 478:4-b Records, Social Security Numbers and Financial Information.
CONVEYANCES AND MORTGAGES OF
REGISTERS OF DEEDS
478:4-b Records; Social Security Numbers and Financial Information.
I. The preparer of a document shall not include an individual’s social security number, armed forces service number, credit card number, or deposit account numbers in a document that is prepared and presented for recording in the office of the register of deeds. This paragraph shall not apply to state or federal tax liens and certified copies of death certificates filed or recorded in the office of the register of deeds. For the purpose of this section, “preparer” shall mean the person who drafts the documents that are recorded with the register of deeds. Preparer shall not include any person who hires, requires, refers, pays or requests that the documents be drafted or recorded.
II. If a deed or instrument that includes an individual’s social security number, armed forces service number, credit card number, or deposit account numbers, was filed with the register of deeds and is available on the Internet, and if the information is discovered by the register of deeds in the ordinary course of business after the effective date of this section, the register of deeds shall redact such information from the Internet record. The register of deeds shall establish a procedure by which individuals may request that such information be redacted from its files which are available on the Internet. Upon request, the information shall be redacted.
III. The register of deeds shall comply with an individual’s request to redact his or her social security number, armed forces service number, credit card number, or deposit account numbers within 5 business days of the receipt of the request, or sooner, if ordered to do so by a court, for good cause shown.
Source. 2006, 221:7. 2009, 69:1, eff. Aug 8, 2009. 2013, 147:1, eff Aug. 27, 2013.
Request forms are available at the Hillsborough County Registry of Deeds office and the internet website. Completed request forms may be delivered to the Registry of Deeds office in person or by mail.
Request Form for Number(s) Redaction