Wake County Register of Deeds | Tammy Brunner

Get a Certified Copy of a Birth, Marriage License or Death Certificate

Purchase a certified copy of your vital record filed in Wake County.
*or click on the type of vital record for other options

*Wake County Register of Deeds can only provide copies of marriage, birth and death records issued in Wake County. Vital records issued in other counties, states or countries must be obtained from the issuing agency. If you do not know the North Carolina county where the vital record was filed, visit the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Vital Records website.

In-Person Certificate Requests

In-Person Birth, Marriage License or Death Certificates may be obtained at the below Wake County locations.
Please call ahead to confirm that the certificate has been received by the Register of Deeds office.
Please call to confirm regional center hours of operation.

Mail-In Certificate Requests

  1. Open and download the PDF Application to request by mail.
  2. ​Complete, sign and enclose the application.
  3. Include a copy of your DMV photo ID or valid passport.
  4. Include a check or money order for $10 per copy.