Effective May 15th, 2023 Wake County Register of Deeds will not accept online requests through VitalDirector.
Please visit our county site to proceed with your vital record request: https://www.wake.gov/departments-government/register-deeds/vital-records
Wake County Register of Deeds can only provide copies of marriage, birth, and death records issued in Wake County, North Carolina. Vital records issued in other counties, states, or countries must be obtained from the issuing agency. If you do not know the county in North Carolina where the vital record was filed, visit the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Vital Records website here.
Any request that cannot be found in our system will be denied *Example- the Birth, Death, or Marriage occurred in a different state or county.
All adoptions requests are processed with the North Carolina State Vital Records.
Their phone number is 919-733-3000.
Requests are processed in the order they are submitted. Should you need your order immediately, feel free to come in person Monday- Friday 9:00 am – 4:30 pm).
Please note the information below:
Click the appropriate link button on the left to request a vital record.
|Certified Birth Certificate||$10.00 ea *|
|Certified Marriage Certificate||$10.00 ea *|
|Certified Death Certificate||$10.00 ea *|
|Marriage License||$60.00 ea|
* An additional Non-Refundable $3 Convenience and Credit Card Processing Fee will be applied to all online orders
* An additional Non-Refundable $0.35 "Vital Verify" fee will be applied to all Delivery orders
|NC General Statute 130A-26A||It is a felony violation to fraudulently request a certified copy of a vital record or obtain, possess, sell, furnish, use, or attempt to use for any purpose of deception a North Carolina Vital Record.|
|NC General Statute 130A-93||This statute specifies who is entitled to obtain a certified copy of a North Carolina Vital Record. Those entitled to obtain a North Carolina Vital Record are as follows: yourself, spouse, brother / sister, child / step-child, parent / step-parent, grandparent, grandchild, authorized agent, attorney or other legal representative (proof required).|
Wake County Register of Deeds
Wake County Justice Center
300 S. Salisbury St., Suite 1700
Raleigh, NC 27601
Attention: Vital Records
P.O. Box 1897
Raleigh, NC 27602-1897
Questions about using the online forms:
Questions about your Birth or Death Certificates:
Questions about your Marriage Certificate:
Monday - Friday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM