Welcome to NHC Register of Deeds

The Register of Deeds serves as the custodian and manager for real estate related documents as well as vital records and DD214s of the county.  I am proud to be elected as your registrar and strive to hold these duties to the utmost standards along with giving you the quality and professional public service in a friendly atmosphere.  Please don’t hesitate to contact this office at 910-798-4530 if we can assist you in any way.

Tammy Theusch Beasley, Registrar

New Hanover County Register of Deeds continue to operate under normal hours with some temporary changes to keep the citizens and staff safe. PLease review the changes;


March 30, 2020 UPDATE

  • The Attorneys recording hours will be from 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, only at the 320 Chestnut St. location. 
  • Assumed Name Forms will only be received by mail.  The forms can be downloaded from BLNC – Business Link of North Carolina website at http://blnc.gov, then click the Business Forms link.  After completing the form, you will then mail your document with a check or money made out to New Hanover County Register of Deeds for $26.00, along with a self-addressed envelope for returning the document back to you.
  • All Birth, Death and Marriage certificates are only done by mail. 
  • The Public Vault is closed to the public for searching records.  You can search and order certified copies from our website at search.registerofdeeds.com.  Click the link for instructions on how to search and obtain documents. NHC ROD Public Search Instructions


Coronavirus Statement from Tammy Beasley, Registrar





320 Chestnut Street, Suite 102 (Land Records) or Suite 120 (Vital Records) • Wilmington, NC 28401 • Phone 910-798-4530 • Fax 910-798-7751
Satellite Office: 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 180 • Wilmington, NC 28403