Things You Need to Know Before Submitting an Application

This online service is ONLY for births and deaths that occurred in Pender County and for marriage licenses that were issued in Pender County.

In order for the Register of Deeds office to process your request for a certified copy, a valid government issued photo identification MUST be provided. The easiest way to present this is to upload a digital copy during the online application process. Valid forms of government issued photo ID are as follows: State Issued Driver’s License or other State Issued Identification, Passport, Military Identification.

 

Birth Certificates for individuals born anywhere in North Carolina from 1971 to present

The Pender County Register of Deeds Office participates in the Statewide Birth Certificate Issuance Program.  This program enables local residents to obtain a copy of a certified birth certificate for individuals born anywhere in North Carolina from 1971 to the present.  The Register of Deeds is the legally authorized agent of the State Registrar to issue copies of certificates from the Statewide Birth Database, which is maintained by the State Vital Records Office in Raleigh. The cost for the service is $24 to research the certificate in the North Carolina state registry and includes one copy of the certificate.

**This service is available in person only.** 

Please call our office at (910) 259-1225 if you have any questions.

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