Municipal Lien Certificates

The Collector’s office upon written request, including a self-addressed stamped envelope and payment of fee will provide a Municipal Lien Certificate for properties located within the Town. Our office cannot provide verbal tax information.

RI General Law Chapter 44-7 Section 11

The collector of taxes for any city, town, or fire district shall, on written application by any person, and within five days thereafter, excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, furnish the applicant a single certificate of all taxes and other assessments, including water rates and charges, which at the time constitute liens on the parcel of real estate specified in the application and are payable on account of the real estate.

Municipal Lien Certificate Fee

$25 plus postage per parcel

Obtaining a Certificate

A written request identifying the plat and lot or property address of the requested MLC along with a self-addressed postage-paid return envelope and a check made out to the "Town of Lincoln" should be sent to:
Town of Lincoln
c/o Collector's Office
100 Old River Road
P.O. Box 100
Lincoln, RI 02865

Please Note: Recording of Real Estate Deeds should list the mailing address of the new owner for tax bill purposes.