Register of Deeds

Effective March 31st, the Register of Deeds will not be issuing marriage licenses until further notice. 

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 go to to complete an application and bring with them. To obtain Renew Notary and file military discharge, please call 252-257-3265 for further instructions.