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March 13
Coronavirus Statement: Wake County Register of Deeds continues normal operations.



Friday, March 13, 2020
For Immediate Release

Contact: Luther Snyder, Deputy Director
O. 919-856-5462 M. 919-369-7045

Statement by Charles P. Gilliam
Wake County Register of Deeds

Raleigh, NC – Wake County Register of Deeds Charles P. Gilliam issued the following statement today about ROD office operations concerning the COVID-19 Coronavirus situation.

The Wake County Register of Deeds office continues to provide all services.

For the safety and convenience of all, the Register of Deeds strongly encourages the use of our existing on-line services:

  • Customers needing certified copies of birth, death or marriage certificates should make a purchase on-line or mail-in printed request. The certificates will be mailed to you.
  • If you are getting married within the next 60 days, it is highly recommended that you physically come into the office immediately to obtain a marriage license. The best practice is to complete the marriage license application online before arriving at the Register of Deeds office. The online marriage license form is located here:
  • Lawyers, financial institutions and others with eRecording accounts should continue to use that service. For customers with e-Recording capabilities but who historically have preferred to submit instruments in person, it is recommended that you enroll to e-Record.
  • The office is currently open for regular business such as in-person submissions of instruments for recording, for in-person issuance of vital records, and for other services, but that availability could change due to circumstances beyond the control of the Register of Deeds.
  • If you are ill or have reason to believe you might have been exposed to the virus, please use our online services to fulfill your requests and do not visit the Wake County Justice Center.

Please check the Register of Deeds webpage: www.wakegov.com/rod or our Facebook page www.facebook.com/WakeRegisterOfDeeds/ for daily updates.

Communications with additional details are being sent to business customers including funeral homes, surveyors, and e-Recorders.


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