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 Piver, 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:

July 16, 2020 UPDATE

  • The attorney’s recording hours will be from 8am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday, only at the 320 Chestnut St. location. 
  • Assumed Name Forms can now be done by walk in, online and mailed in.  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 order 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 now available by walk in, mail and online at both locations. 
  • Our Satellite office is now currently open to the public.  The Real Estate Recording hours at Satellite Office continues with Monday – Friday – 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
  • Note:  Due to the Covid-19, marriage licenses will continue to be by appointment only.   Please call 910-798-4544 or 910-798-7712 for more information.
  • The Public Vault is now open 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

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