The Register of Deeds Office has opened a Satellite Office at 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 180. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Credit and Debit cards are now being accepted. All Recordings will continue to be done only at the Register of Deeds downtown location.

Services offered:

  • Land Record Copies
  • Free Notarization
  • Marriage License
  • Administer Notary Oaths
  • Two Public Search Stations
  • Birth, Death, Marriage and DD214 copies

For more information please call 910-798-7712

Some of the guidelines are as follows:

The request must be in writing, legibly signed by the requester or their power of attorney, delivered by mail, facsimile, electronic transmission, or delivered in person to the register specifying (1) the personal information to be redacted (2) the document containing the information re: book, page, instrument number, and (3)unique information that identifies the location within the document at which the information can be located. Only the identified personal information will be removed for the internet Website.

For the redaction form and more information on Session Law2005-414 the Identity Theft Protection Act please use the links below.

The Register of Deeds Office is in the process of updating our recording software and website. We are currently still indexing under the old standards; once our software and website are updated it will support the use of the new NC Indexing Standards.

Please review the publications below that outline the new standards:

Please email any questions, concerns or issues to:
We will address these concerns and respond as soon as possible.

320 Chestnut Street, Suite 120 • Wilmington, NC 28401 • Phone 910-798-4530 • Fax 910-798-7751
Satellite Office: 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 185 • Wilmington, NC 28403