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Effective March 30, 2020, Until Further Notice:
For the health and safety of our staff, customers, and the general public, you no longer need to physically visit the Register of Deeds office to receive any service.

We have made arrangements to deliver all services to your homes and offices on-line, by video conference, and by mail. Our office is currently closed to non-staff to protect public health.

All services are still being provided but some of the ways, we deliver services have changed.

Click here for details.

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Recording & Vital Records:
8:30 a.m.– 4:45 p.m.
Information Research:
8:30 a.m.– 4:45 p.m.

Wake County Justice Center
300 S. Salisbury St., Suite 1700
Raleigh, NC 27601
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Search Real Estate Records

Obtain a Birth Marriage or Death Certificate

Apply for a Marriage License

Frequently Asked Questions and Help

Business Hours Monday - Friday
Document Recording: 8:30 a.m.- 4:45 p.m.
​Marriages: 8:30 a.m.- 4:45 p.m.
​Notary Oaths: 8:30 a.m.- 4:45 p.m.
​Birth & Death Records: 8:30 a.m.- 4:45 p.m.
Public Information
8:30 a.m.- 4:45 p.m.

Search Real Estate Records - You can access public documents recorded by the Wake County Register of Deeds office. Recorded legal documents back to 1785.
Obtain a Birth, Marriage or Death Certificate Online - Click here to order a certified copy of a birth, marriage or death certificate online.
Apply for a Marriage License - You can fill out the application for a marriage license online. Please remember to provide Social Security Card, Required Identification and $60.
FAQ / Help - Click here to find out more information about the Wake County Register of Deeds.