North Carolina Public Records

Birth Records are available from 1913 to present. Search for records costs $24 dollars and includes one certified copy. Additional copies are $15 dollars each. Expedited service and overnight shipping are $15-$20 dollars each. The fastest service is done by walking in to the Vital Records office in Raleigh, which is open from 8am to 3pm Mon-Fri. Same day in person service costs $39 dollars.

Regular Service:
North Carolina Vital Records
1903 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1903

Expedited Service - Fedex or UPS to:
N.C. Vital Records
225 North McDowell Street
Raleigh, N.C. 27603-1382

Birth Certificate Application (PDF)
Birth Certificate Application - Spanish (PDF)

Death certificates are available from 1930 to present.
Marriage records are availabe from 1962 to present.
Divorce records are available from 1958 to present.

Death, Divorce and Marriage Application (PDF)
Death, Divorce and Marriage Application - Spanish (PDF)

Adoption Records

Adoptions in North Carolina allow for easy contact between birth parents, siblings and adoptees. All adoptions that happen in North Carolina have an option to maintain contact any time after the adoption is finalized. It is also legal for birth parents and adoptees to use private media and advertising to find each other.

Birth families and adoptees can also connect with each other if both parties provide written consent and can use a state certified Confidential Intermediary.

Confidential Intermediary Listings (PDF)
Confidential Intermediary Q&A (PDF)

Property Records

Property and parcel records can be found at the county government in which they reside in.

Mecklenburg County Real Estate Lookup
Wake County Online Mapping
Guilford County GIS Viewer
Forsyth County Geo-Data Explorer
Durham County Public Records Database
Buncombe County GIS Data

Genealogy Records

Genealogy Records for the state of North Carolina

Public Libraries

We have compiled a list of 10 public libraries in the state of North Carolina

# Name Address Zipcode Phone
1 Page Memorial Library 100 S. Poplar Street, Aberdeen, North Carolina 910-944-1200
2 Ahoskie Public Library 210 East Church Street, Ahoskie, North Carolina 252-332-5500
3 Stanly County Public Library 133 East Main Street, Albemarle, North Carolina 28001 704-986-3766
4 Andrews Public Library 871 Main Street, Andrews, North Carolina 828-321-5956
5 Angier Public Library 28 N. Raleigh Rd., Angier, North Carolina 919-639-4413
6 Eva Perry Regional Library 2100 Shepherds Vineyard Drive, Apex, North Carolina 919-387-2100
7 Archdale Public Library 10433 South Main Street, Archdale, North Carolina 336-431-3811
8 Asheboro Public Library 201 Worth Street, Asheboro, North Carolina 336-318-6800
9 Randolph Public Library 201 Worth Street, Asheboro, North Carolina 27203 336-318-6814
10 Buncombe County Law Library 60 Court Plaza, Asheville, North Carolina 28801 828-250-4711
See the full list

Phone Area Codes

252 - Greenville, North Carolina 336 - Greensboro, North Carolina 704 - Charlotte, North Carolina 828 - Asheville, North Carolina 910 - Fayetteville, North Carolina 919 - Raleigh, North Carolina 980 - Charlotte, North Carolina