Register of Deeds

**COVID-19 Update: Effective March 23rd, public access to the Register of Deeds will be limited. There will be a drop box by the door so that documents can be dropped off for recording. This box will be checked frequently throughout the day. If customers need a Plat Map recorded, please call the Register of Deeds at 252-257-3265 to let staff know. Map and payment will be taken at the door. Customers will wait in the hallway while map is recorded. The public is strongly encouraged to request certified copies of birth, death and marriage licenses by calling 252-257-3265, or click the "Marriage Requirements" link on the left to complete an application and bring it with them. To Renew Notary and file military discharge, please call 252-257-3265 for further instructions.

The Register of Deeds will be issuing marriage licenses by appointments only. Please call the Register of Deeds office at 252-257-3265 to make an appointment.**


Welcome to the Warren County Register of Deeds web site. The Register of Deeds Office is a county government office responsible for:

  • Plats
  • Miscellaneous records
  • Recording, indexing, and preservation of all real estate records
  • UCCs
  • Vital records


Visit our official website.

Record Types

  • Birth and death records are on file beginning in 1914.
  • Marriage records available since 1867.
  • Real Estate records on file since 1756.
  • We are not adequately staffed to research genealogy records, however, the public is welcome to come to the Register of Deeds Office to research records.