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NC Vital Records: County Offices That Have Vital Records

  • Birth, death and marriage certificates may also be obtained at the Register of Deeds office in the county where the event took place. In most cases, certificates can be obtained from the Register of Deeds on the same day. Note: NC Vital Records is the only office from which you may obtain a birth certificate for an adopted child.
  • Divorce decrees are maintained by the clerk of court in the county where the divorce was filed.
  • For ordering options through NC Vital Records for regular certificates, see the Order a Certificate page and be sure to check processing times/dates before placing an order or scheduling an appointment. If your order request will involve an amendment/change, see the Changes/Amendments page.

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Last Modified: June 17, 2022