1. The birth occurred in Wake County.
  2. One of the following must apply:
    • Applicant is an immediate family member of the individual on the certificate.
    • Applicant can be self, spouse, sister, brother, child, parent / stepparent, grandparent or grandchild.
    • Applicant is seeking information for legal determination of personal or property rights.
    • Applicant is authorized agent, attorney or legal representative of a person listed above.
  3. Fill out and print theEnglish Application or Aplicación Español
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Request Online OR Mail to the Register of Deeds
  1. ​​Request your certified copy online.
  1. ​Complete, sign and enclose the application.
  2. Include a copy of your DMV photo ID or valid passport.
  3. Include a check or money order for $10 per copy.