The Automated City Register Information System (ACRIS) allows you to search property records and view document images for Manhattan, Queens, Bronx, and Brooklyn from 1966 to the present.
- Find a Property Borough, Block and Lot (BBL) or Address
- Create Cover Pages and Tax Forms to Record Documents
- Compute Property Transfer Taxes
ACRIS System Update
A new version of ACRIS was released on May 20. The new screens still give you access to all of the same applications: Search Property Records, Find Address and Parcels, Apply for Personal Exemptions, Create Tax Forms / Create Cover Pages, Calculate Taxes and Electronic Data Services. For more information:
New TP-584- New York State Real Estate Transfer Tax Return
Effective April 15, 2013, New York State will be using a revised TP-584 paper form (4/13 version). The ACRIS eTax application will continue to create and print the existing 3/07 version until early May 2013 (when the new 4/13 version will be created and printed) and the City Register will continue to accept the existing 3/07 version until June 28, 2013.
The ACRIS application’s “Find Addresses and Parcels and Create Tax Forms / Create Cover Pages” functions may be unavailable during the following times due to system maintenance:
- Sundays from 4:00AM to 10:00AM
- Sunday from 9:00PM to Monday 4:00AM
- Tuesday to Friday from 4:00AM and 8:00AM
ACRIS ePayment may be unavailable at the following times due to system maintenance:
- Nightly from 1:00AM - 2:15AM
- Sundays from 5:00AM - 10:00AM
If you are trying to access any of these functions during these times, service may be interrupted.
A Word About ACRISasap and ACRIS.com
Please be advised that neither ACRISasap nor ACRIS.com is a New York City Department of Finance approved service or website. Any errors that occur as a result of using these sites are the responsibility of the filer, including any resulting penalty and interest.
Instructions from the City Register
Completing a Cover Page for a UCC Financing Statement
The Document Date entered should be the same as the Cover Page preparation date, or within six months of the initial UCC filing's expiration date.
When a Flip Transaction (a transfer from party A to B, then party B to C) is involved:
- Complete two separate RPTT forms, using two separate E-Tax transactions.
- Submit under two separate cover pages.
- Transfer to the owner (from party B to C) must be filed in the second cover page.
Searching for documents
Preparing a cover page to register a document
Creating electronic tax (E-tax) property forms
Subscription Data Services (SDS)
FAQ: General ACRIS Information
FAQ: Electronic Tax (E-tax) Forms
Intake Record Checklist
Document Examination Checklist
Microsoft Windows XP or later
Internet Explorer 7 & 8
Firefox 13.0.1 and up
Google Chrome 20.0.1132 and up
Minimum resolution 1024x768 dpi
Recommended resolution 1280x1024dpi
Session Cookies enabled
Pop-up blockers disabled
Electronic UCC Information and Materials
Index and Image Retrieval Materials
Call the ACRIS Help Line at (212) 487-6300 for technical assistance or Email the ACRIS Help Desk.
Historical Index Data Subscriptions
Historical index data is also available for download by special request to the City Register. An active subscription to download this data is not required. Instead, such requests will be reviewed and approved on a case-by-case basis. The cost of downloading historical index data will be quoted in advance. When the quoted cost is accepted and payment received, the data will be made available for download. For more information Contact Finance.
Index and Image Data Subscription Fees