Business Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday through Friday
The Register of Wills Office will be open by appointment only at this time.
Beginning March 15, 2021, the judiciary is re-entering Phase IV of their reopening plan. In-person services for the Baltimore City Register of Wills office continue to be available by appointment only. Please call (410) 752-5131 to schedule an appointment. In most cases, services are accessible by phone, mail, online, and drop box.
For the safety and health of the public and our staff, we require all filings be filed via mail or the Register of Wills drop box. The drop box is located in the lobby of Courthouse East (111 N. Calvert Street). Please call (410) 752-5131 for assistance.
Notice: All persons entering Courthouse East are subject to a search by Courthouse security officers.
In the event of inclement weather, the Register of Wills Office will be closed if the Baltimore City Circuit Court is closed. Watch WBAL TV 11 for details.
Safekeeping Wills, held by this office, will only be released to the testator. The Will must be picked up in person and a copy of the testator's driver's license is required.